World at Risk: The Report of the Commission on the Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism

World at Risk: The Report of the Commission on the Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism


By (author) Bob Graham, By (author) Jim Talent, With Graham Allison, With Robin Cleveland, With Steve Rademaker, With Tim Roemer

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  • Publisher: Random House USA Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 132 pages
  • Dimensions: 130mm x 198mm x 20mm | 159g
  • Publication date: 3 December 2008
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0307473260
  • ISBN 13: 9780307473264
  • Edition statement: Authorized ed.
  • Illustrations note: 1 MAP
  • Sales rank: 1,157,744

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"The greatest danger of another catastrophic attack in the United States will materialize if the world's most dangerous terrorists acquire the world's most dangerous weapons." --"The 9/11 Commission Report " The bipartisan Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism was established by the U.S. Congress to build on the work of the 9/11 Commission by assessing our nation's progress in preventing weapons of mass destruction proliferation and terrorism, and providing a roadmap to greater security with concrete recommendations for improvement. The Commission has interviewed over 200 experts inside and outside of government. They have met with counterterrorism and intelligence officials here at home and abroad who are working to stop proliferation and terrorism The Commission's report examines the government's current policies and programs, identifies gaps in our government's prevention strategy and recommends ways to close them. The threat of terrorist attacks in the United States and elsewhere is still very real. The world remians at risk There is more that can and must be done. Our security depends on it.

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Table of contents

Letters of Transmittal Preface Executive Summary One Biological and Nuclear Risks Two Findings and Recommendations Biological Proliferation and Terrorism Nuclear Proliferation and Terrorism Pakistan: The Intersection of Nuclear Weapons and Terrorism Russia and the United States Government Organization and Culture The Role of the Citizen Appendices •Review of Implementation of the Baker-Cutler Report •International Nonproliferation/Counterproliferation Treaties, Regimes, and Initiatives •Acronyms and Abbreviations •Commissioner Biographies •Commission Staff