According to researchers at the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), there are potentially as many as five chemical weapons production facilities in Syria, a nation currently experiencing widespread civil unrest.
Former MIIS President Advises on Wiser National Security Spending
March 31, 2009
Posted March 31, 2009
Monterey Institute of International Studies President Emeritus and retired US Army Lieutenant General Robert G. Gard Jr. co-authored "Spend More Wisely on National Security" in the March 31, 2009, issue of The Huffington Post. In the article, Gard and Military Policy Analyst Travis Sharp make recommendations for realignment of government spending and reassessment of the federal government's multi-billion-dollar national security budget. Gard served as president of the Monterey Institute from 1987 to 1998, and is currently chairman of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation in Washington, D.C.
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