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Combating Proliferation of
Weapons of Mass Destruction

Report of the Commission to Assess the Organization
of the Federal Government to Combat the Proliferation of
Weapons of Mass Destruction

Congress established this Commission to assess the organization of the Federal Government with regard to WMD proliferation and to make recommendations for improvements. The task is formidable. Proliferation is related to catastrophic terrorism, infrastructure protection, and espionage. Many separate government agencies that have overlapping jurisdiction are involved. Combating proliferation requires actions both at home and abroad, both unilateral and with other nations and international organizations. The Commission finds that the US Government is not effectively organized to combat proliferation.


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