U.S. officers involved in the search for Iraq weapons of mass destruction have said that Iraqi missile scientist Modher Sadeq-Saba al-Tamimi, believed to be the head of prewar Iraq’s long-range missile program, has fled to Iran, the Associated Press reported today (see related GSN story, today).
Several U.S. officials have said that a major reassessment of intelligence about WMD programs around the world has resulted in reduced assessments of the WMD capabilities of some countries, the New York Times reported today (see GSN, Nov. 11). The intelligence reassessment is being conducted in two classified reviews by the National Intelligence Council, which reports to CIA Director ...
A U.N. Security Council expert panel has warned that the al-Qaeda terrorist network is prevented from launching biological and chemical attacks only by the technical challenges in doing so, the Associated Press reported Saturday (see GSN, July 30).
Two civilian review panels have told the U.S. Defense Department that the April death of a 22-year-old Army reservist was apparently caused by an adverse reaction to multiple vaccines she was required to receive, the New York Times reported today (see GSN, Aug. 21).
Officials at the U.S. Army’s Deseret Chemical Depot in Utah have said the destruction of the last M-55 rocket housed there has eliminated the greatest risk to nearby residents posed by the base’s destruction of chemical weapons, the Associated Press reported today (see GSN, Nov. 18).
Experts warned a U.S. Senate panel yesterday that it would be easy for terrorists to conduct primitive and effective attacks on the U.S. food supply and the agriculture industry, according to Knight-Ridder(see GSN, Oct. 15).