Terrorist Use of Weapons of Mass Destruction

A panel discussion was held the threat to Americans from terrorists armed with weapons of mass destruction. The discussion focused on… read more

A panel discussion was held the threat to Americans from terrorists armed with weapons of mass destruction. The discussion focused on net assessment of terrorists' capability to employ these weapons rather than worst-case scenarios. Topics included how the odds of these attacks are judged and the policy implications of this analysis. Benjamin Friedman moderted.

“Assessing Terrorists' Capability to Use Weapons of Mass Destruction” was the fouth panel of the two-day conference “Shaping the Obama Administrations’s Counterterrorism Strategy.” close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Benjamin H. Friedman Research Fellow Cato Institute->Defense and Homeland Security Studies
  • Randall J. Larsen Special Adviser University of Pittsburgh Medical Center->Center for Biosecurity
  • Milton Leitenberg Senior Research Scholar University of Maryland, College Park->Center for International and Security Studies
  • John E. Mueller Chair Ohio State University->National Security Studies
  • James "Jim" Walsh Research Associate Massachusetts Institute of Technology->Security Studies Program
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Program ID:
283269-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 12, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 25, 2009

Airing Details

  • Jan 12, 2009 | 3:31pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 13, 2009 | 12:12am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 25, 2009 | 11:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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