The report explains the dangers posed bytraditional and potentially new biological weapons and describes some of the many steps governmentscan and should take to reduce the threat.
Announcement of Appointment of Biological and Chemical Weapons Control Program Director
Alan M. Pearson has been appointed as the Director of the Biological and Chemical Weapons Control Program at the Center.
Current Status of Missile Defense Program
by John Isaacs Current national missile defense deployment plans The initial deployment of land-based interceptors designed to smash into enemy warheads headed toward the U.S. is scheduled for calendar 2004. The Pentagon originally announced plans to deploy 10 interceptors in Alaska and California by September 2004, just before the election. It is likely that the […]
National Missile Defense: Not Ready for Prime Time
SPECIAL REPORT INITIAL DEPLOYMENT The Administration intends to deploy an initial operating capability of a ground-based strategic ballistic missile defense system (GMD), designed to attack incoming missiles in their mid-course phase of flight, beginning in the summer of 2004. Initial defensive operations will be declared before the end of September of this year. The current […]
Nearly Fifty Senior Retired Military Officers Seek NMD Postponement
by Robert G. Gard The Bush Administration will soon deploy the first stages of a Missile Defense system designed to protect the United States from a ballistic missile attack. But today, during a press conference unveiling “An Open Letter to President Bush,” the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation criticized the deployment of […]