September 21, 2000
COCHRAN: The committee will please come to order. Let me note at the outset that the Senate is in session, and there has been an objection made to committees of the Senate meeting today during the session of the Senate. I've checked with the parliamentarian on the rule and was advised that the sanction or prohibition relates to legislation that...
Prepared Testimony by Robert Walpole Before the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee Hearing: Iran's Arms Proliferation
September 21, 2000
March 1, 2000
The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994, Public Law No. 103-160, Section 1703 (50 USC 1522), mandates the coordination and integration of all Department of Defense chemical and biological (CB) defense programs. As part of this coordination and integration, the Secretary of Defense is directed to submit an assessment and a...
Prepared Testimony by Defense Intelligence Agency Director Vice Admiral Thomas Wilson Before the Senate Intelligence Committee Hearing: Annual Assessment of Security Threats to the United States
February 2, 2000
Executive Summary The dynamic change and uncertainty that characterized the 1990s will likely continue through 2015 because the basic engines of turmoil remain largely in place. These include: - significant transitions underway in key states and regions such as Russia, China, North Korea, the Middle East, and Europe - the continued existence of...
Unclassified Report to Congress on the Acquisition of Technology Relating to WMD and Advanced Conventional Munitions, January - June 1999
February 1, 2000
Excerpts . . . Scope Note The Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) hereby submits this report in response to a Congressionally directed action in Section 721 of the FY 97 Intelligence Authorization Act, which requires: "(a) Not later than 6 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, and every 6 months thereafter, the Director of...
November 5, 1999
This conference document includes papers produced by distinguished experts on China's weapons-of-mass-destruction (WMD) programs. The seven papers were complemented by commentaries and general discussions among the 40 specialists at the proceedings. The main topics of discussion included: - The development of China's nuclear forces. - China's...
Presentation by Iran on the Process of Compliance with Article VII of the Chemical Weapons Convention
July 1, 1999
The following paper was presented at the Thematic Workshop on Developing and Strengthening National Legislation and Policies for the Sound Management of Chemicals in Geneva, Switzerland, 22-25 June 1999 by Mr A. A. Soltanieh, Secretary of the National Authority for the Chemical Weapons Convention. Iranian Approach Towards Harmonization of National...
Unclassified Statement for the Record by John A. Lauder, Special Assistant to the DCI for Nonproliferation, on the Worldwide WMD Threat
April 29, 1999
Excerpts Thank you Mr. Chairman, Mr. Vice-Chairman, and members of the Commission.
Prepared Statement by Central Intelligence Agency Director George Tenet Before the Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing: Current and Future Threats to National Security
February 2, 1999
Good morning, Mr. Chairman. In this last annual threat assessment of the 20th century, I must tell you that US citizens and interests are threatened in many arenas and across a wide spectrum of issues. What is noteworthy is the manner in which so many issues are now intertwined and so many dangers mutually reinforcing.
February 2, 1999
SEN. WARNER: (Sounds gavel.) The Committee on the Armed Services will come to order. We welcome the director of the Central Intelligence Agency and the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency. We thank both of you for joining us -- a long tradition this committee initiates its annual work under the authorization bill with a worldwide survey...