3D printing, UAVs, and dark web could give terrorists access to WMDs, says UN official

3D printing, UAVs, and dark web could give terrorists access to WMDs, says UN official

In a recent address to the United Nations Security Council, UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu spoke about the potential threats that new technologies, such as 3D printing, unmanned aerial vehicles, and the dark web, could have in enabling terrorist organizations and groups to access and obtain weapons of mass destruction. In the speech, Nakamitsu called for stronger cooperation within the international community and for nations to “step up” their prevention efforts. “The possibility of non-State actors, including terrorists, acquiring weapons of mass destruction remains a significant threat to global security, and the international community must step […]

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