The Theater Ballistic Missile Threat in Context Gerald Epstein, Symposium on Theater Ballistic Missiles: What Is the Threat? What Can Be Done?,
American Physical Society, Physics and Society, Volume 23, Number 4 October 1994. "When potentially armed with weapons of mass destruction--defined here to be nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons--theater ballistic missiles acquire far greater significance than they would have if restricted to conventional warheads. When conventionally armed, theater ballistic missiles are too inaccurate to pose any significant threat to military targets. Even so they can have enormous political
COUNTDOWN TO DISASTER: THE THREAT OF BALLISTIC MISSILE PROLIFERATION Foreign Policy Briefing No. 10 July 14, 1991 "Several governments, including ruthless or unstable Third World regimes, seem determined to expand the destructive capability of their military arsenals. Such efforts frequently include programs to acquire and deploy long-range ballistic missiles."