Conference on Counter-Terrorism deliberated on CBRN Terrorism

The conference discussed policy and technological strategies to curb CBRN(Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) Terrorism

Mar 21, 2015 17:00 IST
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CBRN Terrorism: Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Terrorism

The term CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) Terrorism was in news in the third week of March 2015. It was in news because CBRN terrorism is one of the sub-themes of Conference on Counter-Terrorism held in Jaipur, Rajasthan.

CBRN terrorism is a clear threat to public health and safety, national security and economic and political stability on a global level.

On the security front, the CBRN terrorism poses greater challenges to the security agencies involved in counter terrorism operations because of constant evolution of technologies used by the terrorist groups to cause mass destruction.

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