Category Archives: WMD threats and Intelligence

GAO and CDC on WMD threats and Preparedness by Local Governments!on


Readers of this blog know that I believe WMD preparedness and response was the 1st priority in creating the DHS! They also know that I believe whether discussing STATES and their local government preparedness and capabilities or the DHS and … Continue reading

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WMD Preparedness and Response


GAO issues new report on National Guard and their WMD roles! Homeland Defense and Weapons of Mass Destruction: Additional Steps Could Enhance the Effectiveness of the National Guard’s Life-Saving Response Forces GAO-12-114 December 7, 2011 Highlights Page (PDF)   Full Report (PDF, … Continue reading

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Proliferation of WMD and DHS


Although a later commission focused on the threat of biological terrorism the Commission report below should be considered seminal in its findings and conclusions on radiological threats. Today’s EM FORUM ably run by Amy Sebring and Avagene Moore focused on … Continue reading

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Nunn-Lugar-Domenici Revisited


The Defense Against Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 1996 signed into law as Title XIV of the Defense Appropriations Act of 1996 contained a number of Congressional findings. Based on common statutory construction theory these findings are not part … Continue reading

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WMD/CBRNE RESPONSE


Perhaps because of the movie Contagion or a post on a blog that I frequently contribute comments–HLSWatch.com–the latter involving terrorist use of nuclear materials–I posted the following historical document:     PUBLIC LAW 104-201 TITLE XIV—DEFENSE AGAINST WEAPONS OF MASS … Continue reading

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Federalism and PREPAREDNESS–Issues of Trust


NOTE THIS DISCUSSION PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED under the heading “THE FEDS AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS DON’T TRUST THE STATES ON WMD PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE”   Reports in major newspapers and elsewhere have detailed the debate going on in Washington, D.C. over whether … Continue reading

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Congress Pins the Tail on the DONKEY (the CIA) on WMD Threats!


I have stockpiled many articles on the misuse of “FEAR”  being instilled in the American people as a political strategy.  I firmly disagree that there is no threat against American life and culture and I agree with those who believe … Continue reading

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