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WMD

abbreviation for weapons of mass destruction.
A man-made or -modified artifice designed to kill or maim large numbers of humans and/or cause major damage to man-made or natural structures, or to the planet itself

WMD

Abbreviation for weapons of mass destruction.

WMD

white muscle disease.
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Thus, during the second half of the Belgian presidency of the EU in 2001, several conclusions of the Council regarding non-proliferation were adopted as foundational principles of the EU's WMD strategy9.
WMD proliferation usually focuses on technology and materials like precursor chemicals, biological agents, toxins and uranium.
Thanks to the efforts of the RSO and health unit, the training by the WMD instructors, the support of post management and the dedication of every first responder, Embassy Damascus can feel safer knowing that its team is always ready to respond.
In summary, Part II makes a good case for holistic approaches to security challenges, emphasizing collaboration at all levels to identify and address multifaceted threats such as WMD proliferation.
12) This national strategy declared that terrorist groups were pursing WMD capabilities through "rogue states" that were developing or had the capability to produce NBC weapons.
Fearful that their security depends on a favorable American assessment of their peaceful intentions, many states will probably prefer to embrace WMD for deterrent purposes, exacerbating the U.
Among its recommendations, the commission calls on all nations to cooperate in eliminating terrorist havens, particularly in South Asia, to secure WMD materials, to counter and defeat terrorist ideology and to constrain the region's arms race.
While states have cooperated for many years to combat WMD proliferation and prevent specific shipments of WMD, their delivery systems, and related materials, these efforts have largely been ad hoc.
The organization of such training program comes within the Dubai Customs vision as to be the leading customs administration in the world supporting legitimate trade and sharing the international community WMD control.
In a maddening but revealing exchange, Woodward admits that he felt the evidence for WMD was skimpy but he took the word of his inside sources who said it was adequate.
Valencia forgot that PSI participants have already produced six bilateral agreements to facilitate WMD inspections at sea that "raise the percentage of vessels accessible to consent hoardings to well over half" (Doolin, p.