Biological Weapons: Issues and Threats

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P. R. Chari, Arpit Rajain
India Research Press, 2003 - Political Science - 166 pages
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"Biological weapons, the threat of bioterrorism, and the best ways to meet this threat to global security are the issues addressed in this book. Included are case studies of possible bioweapons incidents, including an outbreak of the plague in India and the anthrax cases in the United States. The importance of giving credit to the serious threat biological weapons present and not overlooking them in concerns of nuclear weapons of mass destruction is argued."

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About the author (2003)

P. R. Chari is the director of the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies in New Delhi, India. He is a former member of the Indian Administrative Service who has served in the Ministry of Defense, the former director of the Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses, and a former professor at Harvard University. He is the coauthor of Brasstacks and Beyond, Nuclear Non-Proliferation in India and Pakistan, and The Simla Agreement. He is the editor of India: Towards Millennium, Perspectives on National Security in South Asia, and Working Towards a Verification Protocol for Biological Weapons. Arpit Rajain is a research officer in the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies. He is the coeditor of Working Towards a Verification Protocol for Biological Weapons.

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