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Combating Terrorism: Implementation and Status of the Department of Defense Domestic Preparedness Program, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on National Security, International Affairs, and Criminal Justice of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second Session, October 2, 1998   [open pdf - 6MB]

This the October 2, 1998 hearing on "Combating Terrorism: Implementation and Status of the Department of Defense Domestic Preparedness Program," held before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on National Security, International Affairs, and Criminal Justice of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. From the opening statement of Mark E. Souder: "Good morning. The subcommittee on National Security, International Affairs, and Criminal Justice will come to order. In light of the perceived increase in the probability of a terrorist attack on American soil involving weapons of mass destruction, today the subcommittee will examine several aspects of the Department of Defense Domestic Preparedness Program. Commonly referred to as the Nunn-Lugar-Domenici plan, it is designed to prepare local government authorities, such as police, fire, and emergency services personnel for a terrorist incident involving a chemical, biological, or nuclear weapon." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Robert M. Blitzer, Michael J. Dalich, Charles L. Cragin, James Q. Roberts, Robert Knouss, Richard Davis, Davi D'Agostino, Larry C. Johnson, Frank J. Cilluffo, Frederick H. Nesbitt, and Dennis J. Hastert.

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Serial No. 105-208
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Date:
1999
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Public Domain
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