Current WMD Challenges in the Middle East; Strategic Insights: v.1, issue 1 (March 2002)
Russell, James A.
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The September 11th attacks and events that followed have again focused the U.S. administration, intelligence community, and Department of Defense on the danger that weapons of mass destruction (WMD) could be acquired by adversary states or non-state actors. Two threats in the Middle East currently stand out among the rest: Al-Qaeda's announced efforts to make or acquire WMD, and the suspected resumption of Iraq's nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons programs.
This article appeared in Strategic Insights (March 2002), v.1 no.1