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  1. The Missile Threat: Who Has What and Where Did They Get It?

    I have been asked to describe the world wide missile threat. The first point I would like to make is historical: long range missiles have been developed to carry nuclear weapons. They don't make sense for use with conventional weapons. A country is n ...

  2. How Close Is Iran to Acquiring Nuclear Weapons and What Has the World Done to Slow Iran's Progress?

    The assessment of my organization is that Iran will have limited nuclear weapon "breakout" capability by the end of this year, meaning the ability to produce fuel for one or more nuclear weapons in a short time. To be clear, this doesn't me ...

  3. Presentation at the International Law Enforcement Academy

    I have distributed an article from the New York Times that my organization prepared about one year ago. You can see the weapon capability that the United Nations inspectors believe Iraq is still hiding. It includes: Nerve gas, nerve gas ingredients, and n ...

  4. The Proliferation Threat

    The world is smaller- we have learned that people can get things here that do us harm. If you can organize a 19-person group to fly airliners into buildings, you can organize a group capable of smuggling in a nuclear weapon. You can: Bring a bomb in in pa ...

  5. The Use of Export Controls to Stop Proliferation

    We can draw at least three lessons from the attacks on September 11. First, we know that Al Qaeda- Osama bin Laden's organization- is interested in getting weapons of mass destruction. We know this from evidence found in Afghanistan. With money, time ...

  6. Iran's Nuclear Program

    In mid-September, the International Atomic Energy Agency gave Iran a deadline. By October 31, Iran is supposed to come clean about its nuclear program. Iran is supposed to explain the traces of highly enriched uranium found at the Natanz site, where Iran ...

  7. Responding to Iran's Nuclear Challenge

    First, I should say that our best opportunity to stop, or at least slow down Iran's nuclear progress was in the late 1980s and early 1990s, when the Pakistani scientist A.Q. Khan was supplying the foundation for Iran's present centrifuge program ...

  8. Ballistic Missiles: Who are the Future Suppliers?

    In February, the Director of Central Intelligence, George Tenet, told Congress that North Korea is on the verge of developing ballistic missiles capable of hitting the continental United States. Tenet said that the Taepo-Dong I missile that North Korea te ...

  9. Wisconsin Project Testimony before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade

    The Export Administration Act (EAA) is the foundation of our system for controlling the export of dual-use, militarily sensitive technologies from the United States. For most of the last two decades, this key statute has been in lapse. The dual-use export ...

  10. Hearing on Export Control Compliance: Ensuring Safety, Increasing Efficiency

    For over a decade, we have seen a consistent push by industry to weaken U.S. controls on the export of militarily sensitive technologies. Though tasked with protecting U.S. national security, successive administrations have succumbed to the pressure to &qu ...

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