The WMD Commission Report

Final Report of the Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction

The WMD Commission was established by Executive Order 13328, which was signed by the President on February 6, 2004. The Commission was charged with assessing whether the Intelligence Community is sufficiently authorized, organized, equipped, trained, and resourced to identify and warn in a timely manner of, and to support United States Government efforts to respond to, the development and transfer of knowledge, expertise, technologies, materials, and resources associated with the proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, related means of delivery, and other related threats of the 21st Century and their employment by foreign powers (including terrorists, terrorist organizations, and private networks). The Commission reported its findings and recommendations to the President by March 31, 2005

The Full Report is available as a single PDF file (3.3 MB, 618 pages) or in the individual sections linked below.

WMD Commission Web Site

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April 28, 2005