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Toward a New Security Framework

Sam Nunn

Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, NTI


This speech, delivered at the Woodrow Wilson Center, addresses the need for a new national security framework and the relationship between terrorism and weapons of mass destruction.

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.