Weapons of Mass Destruction: Chemical and biological weapons

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Eric Croddy, James J. Wirtz
ABC-CLIO, 2005 - Weapons of mass destruction - 1050 pages
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The first accessible reference to cover the history, context, current issues, and key concepts surrounding biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons.

* Over 500 A–Z entries written by 95 international experts, organized in two volumes divided by types of weapons

* Timeline that covers leading political, military, and weapons-specific events since 1945

* Excerpts from key international documents

* Combined index (with volume numbers noted) at the end of each volume

* Includes numerous illustrations and photographs


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A very insightful, concise overview of major biological threats.

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This looks a very useful and fascinating book to me.
Take note, it describes weapons research in animal diseases including Foot and Mouth Disease (remember that?), Avian Influenza (remember that
?) and African Swine Fever.
I am torn between buying it somewhere and NOT buying on the grounds I will no doubt be thought a terrorist or something. (No, I am thinking of defense against various things.)


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About the author (2005)

Eric A. Croddy is an analyst with U.S. Pacific Command, Pearl Harbor, HI, specializing in Northeast Asia and proliferation.

James J. Wirtz, Ph.D., is professor and chair of the Department of National Security Affairs, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, and a senior fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA.

Jeffrey A. Larsen, Ph.D., is a senior policy analyst with Science Applications International Corporation and president of Larsen Consulting Group, Colorado Springs, CO.

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