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Managing Risk Through Transparency and Cooperation: Improving Lebanon’s PSSM Capacity

Improving Lebanon’s PSSM Capacity


This article is brought to you by the Center for International Stabilization and Recovery (CISR) from issue 25.1 of The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

By Jamie McGhee [ Mines Advisory Group, MAG ]

Weapons and ammunition management (WAM) is a global issue in which nations are responsible for the physical security and stockpile management (PSSM) of weapons and ammunition to help mitigate weapons diversion and proliferation, and to prevent against an unplanned explosions at munitions sites (UEMS). Although in most instances preventable, UEMS incidents have increased, leading to significant loss of life, life-changing injuries to innocent civilians, and damage to property.¹

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Published: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Last Updated: Friday, September 24, 2021

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