FEMA's US&R Teams are WMD-Ready
- A NEW "HURRICANE" CHAPTER FOR US&R RESPONSE? Godfrey, Bill // Fire Engineering;May2006, Vol. 159 Issue 5, p123
The article focuses on the efforts made by the state of Florida in dealing with the expected attack of Hurricane Katrina in the region. The state formed a number of state-funded urban search and rescue (US&R) teams and distributed them geographically to provide timely response to a weapons of...
- No, I Didn't Say 'Simulated'! Niedzwiecki, Matt // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;Apr2001, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p20
Relates an experience in air rescue operations with the use of H-46 helicopters in Guam. Practices on imminent transmission failure prior to operations; Injuries suffered by the Marine Corps in the boat accident; Importance of confidence over memorization of emergency procedures.
- Search Is On in Iraq. // Scholastic News -- Senior Edition;12/6/2002, Vol. 71 Issue 11, p2
Reports on the search for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq by United Nations inspectors as of December 2002.
- Upfront QUIZ 3. // New York Times Upfront (Teacher's Edition);12/13/2002, Vol. 135 Issue 6, pT6
Presents a quiz regarding the weapons of mass destruction of Iraq.
- The next Lenin. Ikle, Fred C. // National Interest;Spring97, Issue 47, p9
Focuses on how advances in science and technology has allowed world powers to create weapons of mass destruction that are so lethal relative to their size and weight, that they can be used to circumvent defenses for the purpose of annihilating a country's society without first defeating its...
- CHINA'S DEADLY ARSENALS: WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION IN THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA. Cirincione, Joseph // American Asian Review;Winter2002, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p139
Since developing its first nuclear weapon in 1964, China has been a major supplier of sensitive nuclear and missile technology to the developing world. The United States and other countries have worked to draw China step-by-step into the international nonproliferation regime. Over three decades,...
- Assad Is Not All That's Toxic About Syria. Wellen, Russ // Foreign Policy in Focus;3/9/2012, p2
A blog from Russ Wellen on the need to address the threat posed by Syria's weapons of mass destruction is presented.
- STRATEGIC GEOGRAPHY AND THE GREATER MIDDLE EAST. Harkavy, Robert // Naval War College Review;Autumn2001, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p36
Focuses on the global struggle for power between a Eurosian-based land power and sea power in the context of global maritime dominance. Availability of the energy sources; Proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and the delivery systems; Legacy of geopolitics.
- China alleged top trafficker in mass destruction weapons. Mann, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/4/1997, Vol. 147 Issue 5, p42
Discusses reports which allege that China has become the leading exporter of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) to Third World Nations. Reports by the United States Defense Intelligence Agency and the US Central Intelligence Agency; Weapons include nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons;...