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acquisition of NBC adversary allies assets Aum Shinrikyo ballistic missiles biological agents biological weapons BW and CW Center for Counterproliferation chemical weapons coalition forces coalition partners Confirmed Confirmed Confirmed conflict conse conventional forces conventional superiority COUNTERFORCE Counterproliferation Research countries credible cruise missile CW attacks DAMAGE LIMITATION DECLARATORY POLICY destruction deter the United deterrence and defense deterring NBC dual-use technologies effects of NBC Gulf War impact Iraq MATRIX MEANINGFUL Mutual Assured Destruction National Defense University NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENSE National Security National War College NBC and missile NBC attack NBC capabilities NBC environment NBC proliferation NBC threat NBC weapons NBC/M NONSTATE ACTORS North Korea political possession potential PREEMPTION protective gear pursuing NBC quences regional context Regional Deterrence Reichart require response retaliate risk Secretary of Defense significant Soviet Union tactical targets terrorist groups threaten tion U.S. ability U.S. and coalition U.S. conventional U.S. deterrent U.S. military vulnerable Washington weapons of mass weapons programs
Page 41 - has also held the positions of Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Forces and Arms Control Policy.
Page 26 - seven countries as state supporters of terrorism: Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria.
Page 19 - maintaining a credible capability across the spectrum of forces, from conventional superiority—including the ability to operate in an NBC environment—to a reliable and effective nuclear force. Ongoing efforts to improve passive and active defenses, as well as counterforce capabilities, will add to the US ability to deter.
Page 22 - dynamics is critical to identifying those assets that should be held at risk for deterrent purposes. It is also essential to determine how best to communicate intentions, both with regard to public declaratory policy as well as private communications and nonverbal messages to demonstrate resolve.
Page 41 - and as the US Representative to the Bilateral Consultative Commission on Nuclear Testing. He has also held the positions of Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense
Page 26 - Office of the Secretary of Defense, Proliferation: Threat and Response, November 1997.