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Catastrophic Terrorism: Report of the Meeting Organized by the Center of International Studies, University of Cambridge

Centre of International Studies, University of Cambridge

This publication is a result of two days of discussions on the subject of catastrophic terrorism among a group brought together by Cambridge University’s Centre of International Studies. The group, which met in November 2002, was chosen for the diversity of its expertise in an effort to
draw out new perspectives and policy recommendations to deal with this disturbing phenomenon.

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Report of the Meeting organised by the Centre of International Studies, University of Cambridge on November 18 –19, 2002.

Understanding
the Terrorism Threat

WMD terrorism is a threat to global security. In 2010 testimony, the U.S. director of national intelligence said that dozens of identified domestic and international terrorists and terrorist groups have expressed intent to obtain and use WMD in future acts of terrorism.