PROLIFERATION OF TECHNOLOGY AND WMD SYSTEMS IS EXAGGERATED AND ACTUALLY SLOWING
ROBERT WALL February 12, 2001 Aviation Week & Space Technology SECTION: WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS; Vol. 154, No. 7; Pg. 30 HEADLINE: CIA Details Proliferation Concerns, Other Threats //VT2002acsln
But that pessimistic view isn't shared by everyone. ''Despite leakage of technology and possible violations of commitments, the trend line is toward less rather than more transfers of technology and complete systems,'' said acting Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research Thomas Fingar. In fact, he noted, ''most programs appear to be advancing more slowly than anticipated.''