Bioterror in the 21st Century: Emerging Threats in a New Global Environment

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Pub. Date: 2009-09-01
Publisher(s): Naval Inst Pr
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Political Science/Political Freedom Security/ Intelligence

Author Biography

Daniel M. Gerstein is strategist and policy expert with a PhD in Biodefense. He has served in the security and defense fields in a variety of strategic and operational assignments dealing with national strategy, arms control, international negotiations, and conflict analysis. A resident of Alexandria, VA, he is the author of Securing America's Future and Leading at the Speed of Light, and co-author of Assignment Pentagon.

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figuresp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xii
Introduction Into the Abyssp. 1
The 21st-century Environmentp. 11
Biotechnology and Biowarfare: Two Sides of the Same Coin?p. 30
Homeland Security and Biodefensep. 110
Examination of the Potential for a Bioterror Attackp. 149
Conclusionsp. 199
Acronyms and Abbreviationsp. 207
Dark Winter Exercise Findingsp. 211
CDC Categoriesp. 213
Select Agentsp. 215
Selected U.S. Laws, Executive Orders and Directives, and International Treaties Pertaining to Biological and Chemical Weaponsp. 217
Game Theory (Example)p. 225
Notesp. 229
Selected Bibliographyp. 237
Indexp. 247
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