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Living weapons : biological warfare and international security

Gregory D. Koblentz 1974-

2009

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (UG 447.8 .K637 2009 )()

  • Title:
    Living weapons : biological warfare and international security
  • Author: Gregory D. Koblentz 1974-
  • Description: Introduction : the threat of biological weapons -- Offense, defense, and deterrence -- Verification -- Oversight -- Intelligence -- Biological terrorism -- Conclusion : reducing the danger posed by biological weapons.
    Biological weapons are the least well understood of the so-called weapons of mass destruction. Unlike nuclear and chemical weapons, biological weapons are composed of, or derived from, living organisms. In Living Weapons, Gregory D. Koblentz provides a comprehensive analysis of the unique challenges that biological weapons pose for international security.
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  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press
  • Format: xiii, 255 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780801447686 (cloth : alk. paper);ISBN 0801447682 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Biological weapons; Biological warfare; Bioterrorism; Security, International; Biologische Waffe; SicherheitspolitikBiological weaponsBiological warfareBioterrorismSecurity, International
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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