The National Strategy for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Terrorism is designed to achieve a set of strategic objectives whose common purpose is to greatly reduce the probability that extremist groups and individuals will conduct attacks using WMD.
President Donald Trump on Monday. December 10, approved the National Strategy for Countering WMD Terrorism, in a bid to counter extremist groups' attempt to use Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) against the US.
Russian diplomat Vladimir Yermakov said Moscow and London will "propose to consider several ideas on further promotion of the concept of mobile biomedical teams."
The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) Biosecurity Innovation and Risk Reduction Initiative identifies paths to reduce biological risks, everything from preventing illicit gene synthesis to even exploring insurance incentives.
Global terrorism is a rapidly growing threat to world security, and increases the risk of bioterrorism.
Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic have teamed up to develop a new sensor network to detect weapons of mass destruction.
On Tuesday, September 18, the White House and four federal departments unveiled a comprehensive National Biodefense Strategy to make America safer against modern biological threats to the United States.
In a first, the strategy includes not only deliberate bioterror threats, but also naturally occurring outbreaks and infectious diseases that escape the lab accidentally.
The US House of Representatives unanimously approved the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 2018 (H.R. 6198), which enables DHS to establish the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office permanently.
The average law enforcement officer receives a very basic level of training on biological threats.