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The Office of Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) is funded by the nonproliferation, anti-terrorism, demining and related programs (NADR) account, and manages the Global Threat Reduction program. CTR efforts include disrupting the funding, transport, and acquisition of WMD material, technology, and expertise by proliferator states such as China, DPRK, Iran, Russia, and Syria, as well as preventing WMD attacks by ISIS and other terrorist actors.

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