Ban calls for chemical weapon elimination within five years

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2013 @ 10:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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Locklear: U.S. prepared to defend against attack by North Korea

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2013 @ 10:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Samuel Locklear III
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Argon shows CBRN simulation tools on new YouTube channel

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2013 @ 11:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Argon Electronics, a leader in the development and manufacture of hazardous material detector simulators, has recently launched a YouTube channel to show its CBRN simulation training equipment.
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Syria refuses to admit U.N. chemical weapons inspection team

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2013 @ 11:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Assad regime in Syria refused to adhere to a planned chemical weapons inspection by a United Nations team on Monday, accusing the U.N. of broadening its original mandate.
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Carter: U.S. looks to maintain peace in Asia-Pacific region

Thursday, Apr 11, 2013 @ 8:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ashton Carter
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Nobel laureates urge congress to stop budget cuts to scientific research

Thursday, Apr 11, 2013 @ 8:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A group of 58 U.S. Nobel laureates issued a letter to Congress on Tuesday recommending the preservation of federal funding to long-term scientific research for the 2014 fiscal year budget.
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Ban urges Syrian government to allow chemical weapons probe

Thursday, Apr 11, 2013 @ 9:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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ICRC calls for the complete elimination of chemical weapons

Thursday, Apr 11, 2013 @ 9:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The International Committee of the Red Cross gave a statement during the Third Special Review of the Chemical Weapons Convention on Wednesday, urging for compliance to the agreement on the elimination of chemical weapons.
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Sheehan: U.S. must help partners improve counterterrorism capabilities

Thursday, Apr 11, 2013 @ 10:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. must keep taking decisive action and helping partners grow their counterterrorism capabilities against al-Qaida affiliates, according to a senior Pentagon official.
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Chollet: World events offer challenges and opportunities in fight against al-Qaida

Thursday, Apr 11, 2013 @ 10:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Events throughout the Middle East and Africa in the last two years offer both challenges and opportunities as the U.S. and its partners fight al-Qaida, a senior Pentagon official said on Tuesday.
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North Korea threatens missile attack despite Security Council resolutions

Thursday, Apr 11, 2013 @ 11:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

With preparations being made by North Korea to launch a missile, acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell said if North Korea were to carry through with its threat, it would be in direct violation of Security Council resolutions.
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DoD awards Nanotherapeutics contract for MCM ADM Development

Thursday, Apr 11, 2013 @ 11:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Nanotherapeutics, Inc., announced on Wednesday that their bid won them a contract with the Department of Defense to develop Medical Countermeasures Advanced Development and Manufacturing capabilities.
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Pakistan participates in CWC's third review conference

Friday, Apr 12, 2013 @ 8:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Pakistan participated in the third review conference for the Chemical Weapons Convention on Monday in The Hague.
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Napolitano announces DHS FY 2014 budget request

Friday, Apr 12, 2013 @ 8:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced the Department of Homeland Security's fiscal year 2014 budget request on Wednesday of $39.0 billion in net discretionary funding.
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Anti-cancer drugs may have potential to combat the affects of chemical weapons

Friday, Apr 12, 2013 @ 9:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Mark Buller, Ph.D., from Saint Louis University has received a contract from the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency worth up to $980,000 to research the potential for two cancer medications to protect U.S. troops from biological agents.
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Engineered cells pose possibility for detecting threats

Friday, Apr 12, 2013 @ 9:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Office of Naval Research launched a new initiative with university researchers on Thursday for the development of engineered cells to help military personnel detect potential threats during missions.
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DoD releases MIP base budget request for FY 2014

Friday, Apr 12, 2013 @ 10:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Defense released its Military Intelligence Program base budget request on Wednesday for fiscal year 2014.
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Third international nuclear security school opens in Trieste, Italy

Friday, Apr 12, 2013 @ 10:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The International Atomic Energy Agency announced on Wednesday the opening of the International School on Nuclear Security in Trieste, Italy, a program that teaches young professionals how to improve national nuclear security.
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Radiation Shield Technologies is awarded patent for anti-nuclear clothing

Friday, Apr 12, 2013 @ 11:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Radiation Shield Technologies was recently awarded a patent in South Korea for the development of a lightweight clothing that protects against CBRN threats and heat stress.
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GAO calls for evacuation plans beyond 10-mile radius for nuclear accidents

Friday, Apr 12, 2013 @ 12:56pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Barbara Boxer
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