Dr. Collins, author of Operation Sucker Punch: Blood for Our Future tells us that the most important recommendation from a recent 9/11 Commission report was for the Obama administration to put a halt to the nuclear weapons programs in Iran and North Korea. "Obama doesn't seem to be listening," says Collins. "He's politicizing this situation and worrying about 'looking good' - not doing good."
Last week the Commission on the Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism (CPWMDPT) discussed its latest report and predictions for the continued safety of our country. This commission, established by the 9/11 Commission, was given the specific narrow mandate to monitor, examine and assess our national efforts toward preventing future WMD terrorist attacks on American soil, something not seen since 9/11. Issued in December, the Commission's report isn't a very optimistic document. Focusing on the challenges of WMD such as chemical, biological, radiological as well as nuclear, the report made serious statements beyond its strong recommendation that America halt Iran and North Korea's nuclear weapons programs.
It predicted America would suffer "at least one nuclear weapon detonation in the next five years" and the threat of a nuclear and/or biological attack in our country is now on the rise rather than the decline. Commissioner Robin Cleveland said laxity in America's everyday security has presented a dangerously low threshold for terrorists to penetrate. Cleveland pointed to the ease with which terrorists can now obtain biological weapons by invading lightly protected scientific laboratories. [more...]