Activities and Programs for Countering Proliferation.
COUNTERPROLIFERATION PROGRAM REVIEW COMMITTEE WASHINGTON DC
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Congress directed, in the 1995 National Defense Authorization Act, that the CPRC be established to review activities and programs related to countering proliferation within the Department of Defense DoD, Department of Energy DOE, U.S. Intelligence, and the Joint Chiefs of StaffJCS. This high level national commitment to counter proliferation threats is reflected in the CPRCs membership. It is chaired by the Secretary of Defense, and composed of the Secretary of Energy as Vice Chairman, the Director of Central Intelligence DCI, and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of StaffCJCS. The CPRC is chartered to make recommendations relative to modifications in programs required to address shortfalls in existing and programmed capabilities to counter the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction WMD. The CPRC is also tasked to assess progress toward implementing its previous recommendations and the recommendations of its predecessor, the Nonproliferation Program Review Committee NPRC. This report presents the findings and recommendations of the CPRCs annual review for 1996.
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