Weapons of Mass Destruction: Chemical, Biological and Nuclear

Tamer Renders (Editor)

Series: Nuclear Materials and Disaster Research
BISAC: TEC025000

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Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick

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This book is a compilation of government reports on weapons of mass destruction. The first chapter is a bill that seeks to ensure the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has the structure, authority, and tools it needs to counter the threat of weapons of mass destruction. Chapter 2 discusses the continuation of the national emergency with respect to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Chapter 3 reports on the Department of Homeland Security’s organization to counter weapons of mass destruction.

The danger North Korea poses to the world is more than just its rogue nuclear program and ballistic missile brinksmanship as discussed In chapter 4. Chapter 5 examines (1) DHS programs and activities to prevent and protect against domestic chemical attacks and (2) the extent to which DHS has integrated and coordinated all of its chemical defense programs and activities. Chapter 6 examines (1) information the federal government has about the procurement, distribution, use, and disposition of Agent Orange; (2) DOD and VA efforts to make information about where Agent Orange and its components were tested and stored available; and (3) challenges associated with Agent Orange testing.
(Imprint: SNOVA)

Preface

Chapter 1. Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 2018

Chapter 2. Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Chapter 3. Examining the Department of Homeland Security’s Efforts to Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction

Chapter 4. More than a Nuclear Threat: North Korea’s Chemical, Biological, and Conventional Weapons

Chapter 5. Chemical Terrorism: A Strategy and Implementation Plan Would Help DHS Better Manage Fragmented Chemical Defense Programs and Activities

Chapter 6. Agent Orange: Actions Needed to Improve Accuracy and Communication of Information on Testing and Storage Locations

Index

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