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Countering Bioterrorism

The Role of Science and Technology

by Panel on Biological Issues

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Published by National Academies Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Defence strategy, planning & research,
  • Political Science / Political Freedom & Security / General,
  • General,
  • Political Science,
  • Bioterrorism,
  • Prevention,
  • Technological innovations,
  • Terrorism,
  • United States,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10358613M
    ISBN 100309086078
    ISBN 109780309086073

    The book will be of interest to experts from various fields of science as well as professionals working in the field. The book encompasses examples and tools developed for easier, more specific, and faster detection of possible bioterrorism treats, along with proposed actions for some aspects of a bioterrorism attack. Consisting of seven papers and four summaries, the book covers subjects such as biodiversity, the historical use of biological agents and the concern for public safety, the role of the.

    Bureaucracy vs. Bioterrorism: Countering a Globalized Threat - Biothreats, Biological Weapons, Shopping List for Do-it-Yourself Bioterrorist, Life Science Officers in . Countering Terrorism is a book which ought to get into the hands of governments and other relevant quarters which are deeply concerned about ‘terror’, its causes and containment. [The book] explore numerous dimensions of this troubling political phenomenon, which could prove highly revelatory to the researcher and a lay reader.

    Countering Bioterrorism. Share. As the terrorist threat grows, global governments are working to counter a potentially devastating bioterrorist attack. Muriel Axford investigates the technology. cmsadmin 11 October An electron micrograph of the anthrax-causing bacteria, bacillus anthracis. The book offers in 16 chapters the ARW contributions covering political, security, legal, scientific, ethical, medical, psychological, and environmental aspects of bioterrorism. Two chapters address the risks and ethical dilemma modern life sciences (e.g. synthetic biology, dual use research, gene editing technology) and biotechnology pose.


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Countering Bioterrorism - NCBI Bookshelf. The attacks of September 11 and the release of anthrax spores revealed enormous vulnerabilities in the U.S. public-health infrastructure and suggested similar vulnerabilities in the agricultural infrastructure as well.

The traditional public health response—surveillance (intelligence), prevention, detection, response, recovery, and attribution—is. Countering Agricultural Bioterrorism First Edition by National Research Council (Author), Division on Earth and Life Studies (Author), Board on Life Sciences (Author), Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources (Author), Committee on Biological Threats to Agricultural Plants and Animals (Author) & 2 more ISBN Countering Bioterrorism: The Role of Science and Technology.

Show details. Contents; Hardcopy Version at National Academies Press; Search term 3 Prevention, Response, and Recovery. We can never create a perfect system to safeguard against terrorist use.

Get this from a library. Countering bioterrorism: the role of science and technology. [National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Biological Issues,] -- The attacks of September 11 and the release of anthrax spores revealed enormous vulnerabilities in the U.S.

public-health infrastructure and suggested similar vulnerabilities in the agricultural. Get this from a library. Countering agricultural bioterrorism. [National Research Council (U.S.).

Committee on Biological Threats to Agricultural Plants and Animals.]. Countering Terrorism: Psychosocial Strategies contextualizes the issues related to terrorism and places the discourse within the ambit of sociocultural theories. The book goes beyond the obvious and commonsensical notions and discusses the relevant issues from interdisciplinary perspectives, informed by theoretical stances of not only psychological sciences, but other social sciences like political.

Books shelved as counterterrorism: The Art of Intelligence by Henry A. Crumpton, The Secret Servant by Daniel Silva, Consent to Kill by Vince Flynn, The. Organizing to Counter Bioterrorism One of the biggest challenges may be forging working partnerships among groups and professionals who interact only rarely, if at all.

B iological weapons have often been grouped with other nontraditional but unrelated security threats. In the s, biological weapons were. While advances in biotechnology have brought a wide range of benefits, biological weapons are now within the reach of many rogue nations and possibly some terrorist groups.

Reports show that the U.S. is ill prepared to address this threat. The U.S. Government’s efforts to counter bioterrorism are comprised of a number of essential elements for which CBER plays an integral role.

One such element is the expeditious development and. Countering Bioterrorism: Science, Technology and Oversight A report of the second meeting of the New Defence Agenda’s Bioterrorism Reporting Group Bibliothèque Solvay, 18 October Co-organised by Acambis & Symphogen Smallpox is a disease of the past.

Let’s keep it that way. How can smallpox, a disease declared eradicated more. Bioterrorism Training and Education The Centers for Disease Control offers training resources related specifically to bioterrorism agents, including anthrax, botulism, plagues, smallpox, viral hemorrhagic fevers and more.

Bureau of Justice Assistance National Training and Technical Assistance Center. Preparing for Bioterrorism The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation’s Leadership in Biosecurity Gigi Kwik Gronvall Center for Biosecurity of UPMC Foreword by D. Henderson. Bioterrorism is terrorism involving the intentional release or dissemination of biological agents.

These agents are bacteria, viruses, or toxins, and may be in a naturally occurring or a human-modified form. (Wiki) Please only add books that feature viruses/bacteria/etc used as weapons, as part a. Location: Fort Detrick, MD. The National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC) is a one-of-a-kind facility dedicated to defending the nation against biological threats.

Its work supports intelligence assessments, preparedness planning, response, emerging threat characterization and bioforensic analyses. Countering Bioterrorism makes the following recommendations: Recommendation 1: All agencies with responsibility for homeland security should work together to establish stronger and more meaningful working ties between the intelligence, S&T, and public health communities.

Countering Bioterrorism | Panel on Biological Issues, Committee on Science and Technology for Countering Terrorism, National Research Council | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Although it is primarily US-centric, "Countering Terrorism and WMD" heavily examines foreign experiences in counter-terrorism, and has a smattering of authors from foreign research institutes and security services.

The book, however, is not without s: 3. President Trump's proposed fiscal year budget (PDF) would eliminate a Department of Homeland Security laboratory dedicated to countering bioterrorism and providing the science behind response and recovery efforts should an attack occur.

The proposal to eliminate this lab without creating replacement capabilities elsewhere could place the U.S. at risk at a time when biotechnology. Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld is one of America’s most noted economic warfare and counter-terrorism scholars, who runs the American Center for Democracy and its Economic Warfare Institute.

She has published hundreds of articles, numerous white papers and several books, including “Funding Evil” – How Terrorism is Financed; and How to Stop It.” She successfully lobbied New York and Congress to.

Countering Bioterrorism makes the following recommendations: Recommendation 1: All agencies with responsibility for homeland security should work together to establish stronger and more meaningful working ties between the intelligence, S&T, and public health communities.

Show this book's. ‘Seumas Miller has written a first-rate book. It is the only philosophical treatment of the ethics of terrorism that takes counter-terrorism seriously.

Building on his extensive work in police ethics, Miller refocuses the debate about terrorism in light of the kind of procedures that police and the military employ to stop it.This report was published as Chapter 3 of the National Academies’ report, Making the National Safer: The Role of Science and Technology in Countering Terrorism (see Appendix A, Executive Summary of the full report).

It is published here as a stand-alone report to focus on measures to counter bioterrorism.