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Many hundreds or thousands of centrifuges are connected in ‘cascades’ to enrich uranium

CIA CIG Clostridium perfringens CPC CPIC CW CWC Cyclosarin Desert Fox

Central Intelligence Agency, US Current Intelligence Group, UK A BW agent Counter Proliferation Committee (UK) Counter Proliferation Implementation Committee (UK) Chemical Weapons (or Chemical Warfare) Chemical Weapons Convention A CW nerve agent (sometimes referred to as GF)

US and UKair campaign against key military targets in Iraq in Dec ember 1998, shortly after UNSCOM inspectors had left the country

Desert Storm

The military operation undertaken by the allied coalition in 1991 to liberate Kuwait from Iraqi occupation

DIA DIS DTI ECO

Defense Intelligence Agency, US Defence Intelligence Staff, UK Department of Trade and Industry (UK)

Export Control Organisation, part of the Department of Trade and Industry (UK)

EMIS

Electromagnetic Isotope Separation (one of several routes to uranium enrichment)

EU3

Informal name for the UK, France and Germany in the context of their 2003 demarche to Iran

FCO Fissile material G7 (or G8)

Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK Material (eg, uranium) capable of undergoing nuclear fission

The group of seven (or eight, including Russia) leading industrial countries: the US, UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan

GCHQ Ghauri

Government Communications Headquarters, UK

Pakistani medium-range ballistic missile (1,300 km range) based on North Korean No-Dong technology)

HEU Humint IAEA ICBM Imint ISC ISG JIC Jihad

Highly Enriched Uranium Human intelligence International Atomic Energy Agency Inter-continental Ballistic Missile Imagery intelligence Intelligence and Security Committee, UK Iraq Survey Group Joint Intelligence Committee, UK

The usual translation ‘holy war’ is misleading; ‘exertion’ or ‘struggle’ is more accurate: “A general injunction to strive in the way of God” (Albert Hourani: A History of the Arab Peoples, Faber and Faber, 1992)

JTAC KAZ

Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre, UK Kurdish Autonomous Zone (of Iraq)

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