April 28, 2003
Ladies and Gentlemen, it is worth considering why we are here. We share a common goal to exclude completely the possible use of chemical weapons, without crippling our ability to attain economic and technological advances in legitimate fields of chemistry. No country that prepares to use chemical weapons can claim to be part of the community of...
Unclassified Report to Congress on the Acquisition of Technology Relating to WMD and Advanced Conventional Munitions, January - June 2002
April 1, 2003
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...
Prepared Testimony by Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lowell Jacoby Before the Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing: Current and Future Threats to U.S. National Security
February 12, 2003
Defense Intelligence today is at war on a global scale. We are committed in support of military forces fighting the War on Terrorism in Afghanistan and other locations where war might take us. We provide warning and intelligence for force protection of our military deployed worldwide even as they increasingly are targeted by terrorists. Detailed...
January 3, 2003
Successive U.S. administrations since Iran’s 1979 Islamic revolution have viewed Iran as a potential threat to U.S. allies and forces in the Persian Gulf and in the broader Middle East and have sought to limit its strategic capabilities. The greater visibility of moderate elements inside Iran since 1997 led the United States to seek to engage Iran...
Unclassified Report to Congress on the Acquisition of Technology Relating to Weapons of Mass Destruction and Advanced Conventional Munitions, July - December 2001
January 1, 2003
The Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) hereby submits this report in response to a Congressionally directed action in Section 721 of the FY 1997 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 Central Intelligence shall...
December 1, 2002
IntroductionWeapons of Mass Destruciton (WMD)-nuclear, biological, and chemical- in the possession of hostile states and terrorists represent one of the greatest security challenges facing the United States. We must pursue a comprehensive strategy to counter this treat in all of its dimensions.
October 30, 2002
Report on the potential threat of Iran to U.S. interests and Iran’s efforts in relation to the modernization of its conventional arms.
Prepared Testimony by Vann Van Diepen, Director of the Department of State Office of Chemical, Biological, and Missile Nonproliferation, Before the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee Hearing: Multilateral Nonproliferation Regimes
July 29, 2002
We are responding to this challenge with an activist agenda that includes a broad range of tools – norms, export controls, interdiction, sanctions, counterproliferation, deterrence, and direct diplomacy. Our toolkit also includes the multilateral nonproliferation arrangements or regimes – the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), the Australia...
Prepared Testimony by Central Intelligence Agency Director George Tenet Before the Senate Intelligence Committee Hearing: Threats to U.S. National Security (Excerpts)
February 6, 2002
. . . Mr. Chairman, I appear before you this year under circumstances that are extraordinary and historic for reasons I need not recount. Never before has the subject of this annual threat briefing had more immediate resonance. Never before have the dangers been more clear or more present.
January 1, 2002
Chapter covering the nuclear, missile, biological, and chemical weapon capabilities of Iran with an analysis of these capabilities in a strategic context.