White House, The

White House, The. National Security Presidential Directive 17, National Strategy to Combat Weapons of Mass Destruction. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 2002. http://www.fas.org/irp/offdocs/nspd/nspd-17.html (accessed 2 November 2011).

This directive states that all elements of the overall U. S. strategy to combat weapons of mass destruction (WMD) must be brought to bear in targeted strategies against supplier and recipient states of WMD proliferation concern, as well as against terrorist groups which seek to acquire WMD.

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