"This document details the proliferation phenomenon,the threat it poses to the United States, and the programs and policies DoD employs through the Defense Counterproliferation Initiative to counter this growing threat." It is organized by goals, interests, and specific challenges across the following regions: Northeast Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, the former Soviet Union (specifically Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Belarus) and South Asia. The report then examines the dangers from terrorism, insurgencies, civil wars, and organized crime. Section II looks at the response of the Department of Defense in terms of protection and prevention. The technical annex assesses accessible technologies: nuclear weapons, biological weapons, chemical weapons, delivery systems, and supporting technologies. A glossary is included at the conclusion of the report.
Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC): http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/