The proliferation of emerging and disruptive technologies such as additive manufacturing continues unabated. Such trends vastly increase the likelihood of a pernicious non-state actor acquiring weapons of mass destruction in the near future. In addition, these emerging novel threats have proved particularly vexing for the existing U.S. bureaucracies.
This latest version of the annual report of the United States State Department on countries and terrorism, released in July 2017, constitutes a veritable encyclopedia of the history and current status of terrorism and terrorist organizations throughout the world.
This short monograph reviews the history of biological warfare (BW) from prehistory to the present. It covers what we know about the practice of BW and briefly describes the programs that developed BW weapons based on the best available research. To the extent possible, it primarily draws on the work of historians who used primary sources.
North Korea - Brinkmanship or On the Brink? North Korea has been led by the Kim dynasty since the 1953 United Nations Armistice Agreement was signed ending the Korean conflict. Each successive leader of the Kim family has continued the DPRK's pursuit of WMD, nuclear weapons in particular, while increasing its hostility toward the United States and South Korea.
This brief will touch on some information that is important to every person on the planet. If you are an intelligence operative, you would especially do well to pay attention to it.
Read these details. Then I will explain the supporting information behind these claims that are more than just predictions.
An estimated 35 countries have nuclear weapons, highly enriched uranium, and/or stockpiles of plutonium on their soil. Although four out of every five nuclear weapons that have been built since 1945 have retired from service, the world is still awash in nuclear weapons.
The psychological, health, and logistical implications of displaced persons fleeing a real or perceived chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and enhanced conventional weapons (CBRNE) environment will create complex mission command and support requirements requiring innovative and agile responses.