Wednesday, February 22, 2012
On Guard Against WMD: Inside The FBI's Countermeasures Unit, Part 1
The FBI web site offers an interesting look at the organization's Countermeasures Unit.
In 2006, to counter the threat posed by weapons of mass destruction (WMD), the FBI established the WMD Directorate. The directorate combines law enforcement investigative authorities, intelligence analysis capabilities, and technical subject matter expertise in a coordinated approach to deal with incidents involving nuclear, radiological, biological, or chemical weapons. The organization places substantial emphasis on preventing such incidents.
You can read the rest of the piece via the below link: