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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)

February 2002 - United States Special Weapons News

  • Feith Says U.S. Is Developing New Defense Triad Washington File 15 Feb 2002-- The United States is developing a "New Triad" as the cornerstone of its 21st century defense strategy that comprises a diverse set of nuclear and non-nuclear, offensive and defensive capabilities, a top Pentagon policy official says.
  • U.S. Supports Universal Code Against Missile Proliferation Washington File 11 Feb 2002-- The United States supports efforts to establish a universal code of conduct against missile proliferation, a State Department spokesman said February 11.
  • Text: New U.S. Envoy Says Peace, Security Are Disarmament Goals Washington File 07 Feb 2002-- U.S. Ambassador Eric Javits, speaking at the plenary session of the U.N. Conference on Disarmament, says the United States places international peace and security as a primary goal, but national security is also necessary and essential.
  • Abraham Plans Accelerated Cleanup at Former Nuclear Weapons Sites VOA 05 Jul 2002-- U.S. Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham has announced a new accelerated cleanup plan for the nation's Cold War era nuclear weapons production sites.
  • POWELL-RUSSIA ARMS Washington File 05 Feb 2002-- Secretary of State Colin Powell, in a concession to Moscow, says a new strategic arms control agreement under discussion by the two nuclear powers should be in the form of a legally-binding document

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