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Domestic Terrorism and WMD Domestic Preparedness Programs

Since the vast majority of past terrorist incidents in the United States have involved conventional weapons, why should the U.S. government spend billions of dollars for WMD Domestic Preparedness Programs?

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Though many terrorist attacks in the past have involved the use of conventional weapons, the biggest challenge (though it hasn't occurred) is protecting our infrastructure and its citizens from weapons of mass destruction. It's currently noted that government agencies have spent in the upwards of billions of dollars on weapons of mass destruction preparedness programs. Below we'll discuss why it's important that our government continues to train and prepare against the possibility of them being used during a terrorist action.

Though past attacks have involved the use of conventional weapons, the fact is that foreign ...

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Though many terrorist attacks in the past have involved the use of conventional weapons, the biggest challenge (though it hasn't occurred) is protecting our infrastructure and its citizens from weapons of mass destruction. It's currently noted that government agencies have spent in the upwards of billions of dollars on weapons of mass destruction preparedness programs. Below we'll discuss why it's important that our government continues to train and prepare against the possibility of them being used during a terrorist action.

350 word essay with reference

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