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The Resource World at risk : the report of the Commission on the Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism, Bob Graham, Chairman, Jim Talent, Vice-Chairman; Graham Allison[and others], (electronic resource)

World at risk : the report of the Commission on the Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism, Bob Graham, Chairman, Jim Talent, Vice-Chairman; Graham Allison[and others], (electronic resource)

Label
World at risk : the report of the Commission on the Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism
Title
World at risk
Title remainder
the report of the Commission on the Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism
Statement of responsibility
Bob Graham, Chairman, Jim Talent, Vice-Chairman; Graham Allison[and others]
Title variation
  • Report of the Commission on the Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism
  • Report of the Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Commission believes that unless the world community acts decisively and with great urgency, it is more likely than not that a weapon of mass destruction will be used in a terrorist attack somewhere in the world by the end of 2013. The Commission further believes that terrorists are more likely to be able to obtain and use a biological weapon than a nuclear weapon. The Commission believes that the U.S. government needs to move more aggressively to limit the proliferation of biological weapons and reduce the prospect of a bioterror attack. Further compounding the nuclear threat is the proliferation of nuclear weapons capabilities to new states and the decision by several existing nuclear states to build up their arsenals. Such proliferation is a concern in its own right because it may increase the prospect of military crises that could lead to war and catastrophic use of these weapons
Cataloging source
EJB
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/organizationName
Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism (U.S.)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1936-
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Graham, Bob
  • Talent, Jim
  • Allison, Graham T
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terrorism
  • Weapons of mass destruction
  • Biological weapons
  • Nuclear nonproliferation
Label
World at risk : the report of the Commission on the Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism, Bob Graham, Chairman, Jim Talent, Vice-Chairman; Graham Allison[and others], (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Biological and Nuclear Risks -- 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 -- Review of Implementation of the Baker-Cutler Report -- International Nonproliferation/Counterproliferation Treaties, Regimes, and Initiatives -- Acronyms and Abbreviations -- Commissioner Biographies -- Commission Staff
Control code
276877901
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxviii, 132 pages
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780307473264
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(GPO)99260784
System details
  • System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Mode of access: Internet from the Commission on the Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism web site. Address as of 12/3/08: http://www.preventwmd.gov/static/docs/report/worldatrisk%5Ffull.pdf ; current access available via PURL
  • Title from title screen (viewed on December 2, 2008)
Label
World at risk : the report of the Commission on the Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism, Bob Graham, Chairman, Jim Talent, Vice-Chairman; Graham Allison[and others], (electronic resource)
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Biological and Nuclear Risks -- 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 -- Review of Implementation of the Baker-Cutler Report -- International Nonproliferation/Counterproliferation Treaties, Regimes, and Initiatives -- Acronyms and Abbreviations -- Commissioner Biographies -- Commission Staff
Control code
276877901
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxviii, 132 pages
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780307473264
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(GPO)99260784
System details
  • System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Mode of access: Internet from the Commission on the Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism web site. Address as of 12/3/08: http://www.preventwmd.gov/static/docs/report/worldatrisk%5Ffull.pdf ; current access available via PURL
  • Title from title screen (viewed on December 2, 2008)

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