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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.

Global Security Newswire

Produced by National Journal
  • India Pledges Nonproliferation Assistance

    April 22, 2011

    India said on Wednesday it was ready to aid nations working to meet their commitments under a U.N. Security Council resolution aimed at preventing terrorists from acquiring weapons of mass destruction, the Indo-Asian News Service reported (see GSN, April 21).

  • U.S. to Give $3M to U.N. Anti-WMD Program

    April 1, 2011

    The United States on Thursday announced its intention to make a $3 million donation this year to a U.N. effort aimed at blocking terrorists' access to weapons of mass destruction abroad (see GSN, Sept. 28, 2010).