Beijing, China 1-3 July 2009. First ARF Inter- Sessional Meeting on Non-Proliferation and Disarmament. 316 cases of WMD terrorism during 1988-2004*, including 105 in Asia and Oceania This number excludes non-terrorist solely criminal acts, “plots only,” and hoaxes or “empty threat” cases
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*see Ivanova, Kate and Sandler, Todd (2006) 'CBRN Incidents: Political Regimes, Perpetrators, and Targets', Terrorism
and Political Violence,18:3,423 — 448.
**see Incidents Involving HEU and Pu Confirmed to the ITDB, 1993-2006 (Vienna: IAEA, 2007, available as of 28 March 2008 at http://www.iaea.org/NewsCenter/Focus/NuclearSecurity/pdf/heupu_1993-2006.pdf).
From paragraph 53 of the 2008 report*
The Committee observes a significant increase, compared to its findings in 2006, in the number of States identified as having taken measures towards enhancing border and export controls.
However, it is also recognized that passing legislation and regulations is not sufficient in and of itself.
*For the full report, see: http://www.un.org/sc/1540/committeereports.shtml
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