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By David A. Clarke Jr.
Blame Washington's intelligence failure, not lack of police
Topic - Pentagon'S Defense Threat Reduction Agency
This mountain fortress — designed during the Cold War to withstand all manner of attack, including nuclear — stands today still formidable, if underused, while the new site for the North American Aerospace Defense Command still remains vulnerable, more than a year after NORAD moved there.
NORAD, the high-tech facility responsible for monitoring the skies over North America, faces continuing security problems at its new location inside an office building on an air base in Colorado.
In a remote corner of Southern Europe, the United States and Albania recently scored a quiet but important victory in the battle against the spread of weapons of mass destruction. This success points the way toward helping resolve some of the greatest threats the world faces from nuclear, chemical and biological weapons.