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weapons of mass destruction

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  • n. Plural form of weapon of mass destruction.

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Examples

  • “American Taliban” John Walker Lindh told his interrogators that the second wave of al-Qaeda attacks on the United States would involve weapons of mass destruction WMD, while several months later the operational manager of the 9/11 attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, told Al Jazeera television that al-Qaeda had contemplated attacking American nuclear facilities.

    The Longest War

  • Three months earlier, Bush had already obliquely acknowledged this at the annual Radio & TV Correspondents black-tie dinner in Washington, where he joked about how no weapons of mass destruction had been found in Iraq.

    The Longest War

  • The importance of good staffing was underscored by President Bushs 2003 State of the Union address, which contained some unfounded statements about Iraqs weapons of mass destruction capabilities, notably Saddams alleged attempt to buy uranium yellowcake in Africa.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • In Iraq, the unsettled end of the Gulf War still required American vigilance, including the enforcement of the prohibition on flying aircraft over the northern and southern parts of Iraq so called no-fly zones as well as direct support to the United Nations effort to ensure the removal of all Iraqs weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missiles.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • Part of the answer could be found in the fact that six months earlier, David Kay, the head of Iraq Survey Group, had admitted publicly to the world what was already painfully obvious: There were no weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.

    The Longest War

  • CPA official Clayton McManaway remembers that “the imbalance was staggering between the intelligence analysts working on weapons of mass destruction and those working on the insurgency.”

    The Longest War

  • Given all the peacekeeping operations PKOs in the field, the Council devoted only an insignificant amount of time to the really big-picture issues: the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and international terrorism.

    Surrender is not an Option

  • The provision of goods or services which may be connected to a weapons of mass destruction program is also regulated under the Weapons of Mass Destruction (Prevention of Proliferation) Act 1995.

    Media Release: Australia implements United Nations Security Council Resolution 1747 imposing further sanctions against Iran

  • The boarding of vessels suspected of carrying weapons of mass destruction is a key concern for those countries – Australia included – that participate in the Proliferation and Security Initiative (PSI).

    The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: Ten Years of benefits for Australia

  • To that end, U.S. military forces were ordered to destroy Iraqs weapons of mass destruction and command and control capabilities, and to eliminate the elite Republican Guard as an effective fighting force.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

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