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The Resource Biological warfare : opposing viewpoints

Biological warfare : opposing viewpoints

Label
Biological warfare : opposing viewpoints
Title
Biological warfare
Title remainder
opposing viewpoints
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Authors offer their viewpoints on how serious a danger biological weapons pose, what groups constitute the greatest biological warfare threat, what measures the U.S. should take to prepare for biological warfare, and what ways are best to prevent biological warfare
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
358/.38
Index
index present
LC call number
UG447.8
LC item number
.B5653 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • Opposing viewpoints series
  • Opposing views
Label
Biological warfare : opposing viewpoints
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Biological agents can be made into weapons of mass destruction / Scott P. Layne and Michael H. Sommer -- Biological agents should not be considered weapons of mass destruction / Gregg Easterbrook -- Biological weapons pose a serious danger to Americans / Tara O'Toole and Donald A. Henderson -- Americans should not be overly worried about biological weapons / Henry I. Miller and Sherri Ferris -- Anthrax is a serious threat / Sallie Baliunas -- The threat of anthrax has been exaggerated / Steven Milloy -- Foreign terrorist groups and rogue nations are a serious biological warfare threat / Frank J. Cilluffo -- Domestic terrorists constitute a potentially serious biological warfare threat / Jessica Stern -- Russian research programs are a potential wellspring of biological weapons proliferation / Wendy Orent -- American research programs are a potential wellspring of biological weapons proliferation / Edward Hammond -- The United States must spend more on high-tech defenses against biological warfare / David Stipp -- Spending more on high-tech defenses will not protect Americans against biological warfare / Katherine Eban -- Reforms of public health laws are necessary to combat bioterrorism / Lawrence O. Gostin -- Proposed law reforms to combat bioterrorism jeopardize civil liberties / Twila Brase -- All Americans should be vaccinated against smallpox / Louis Warren -- Not all Americans need to be vaccinated against smallpox / Steven Black -- A voluntary smallpox vaccination program is best / Paul W. Ewald -- The United States should accept the Biological Weapons Convention protocol / Council for a Livable World -- The United States should reject the Biological Weapons Convention protocol / John R. Bolton -- Nuclear deterrence can prevent biological warfare / David G. Gompert -- Nuclear deterrence should not be used to prevent biological warfare / Thomas Graham Jr. -- All known stocks of the smallpox virus should be destroyed / Donald A. Henderson and Frank Fenner -- Known stocks of the smallpox virus should be retained for research / Joshua Micah Marshall
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
218 p. :
Isbn
9780737716726
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003042400
System control number
ocm51553292
Label
Biological warfare : opposing viewpoints
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Biological agents can be made into weapons of mass destruction / Scott P. Layne and Michael H. Sommer -- Biological agents should not be considered weapons of mass destruction / Gregg Easterbrook -- Biological weapons pose a serious danger to Americans / Tara O'Toole and Donald A. Henderson -- Americans should not be overly worried about biological weapons / Henry I. Miller and Sherri Ferris -- Anthrax is a serious threat / Sallie Baliunas -- The threat of anthrax has been exaggerated / Steven Milloy -- Foreign terrorist groups and rogue nations are a serious biological warfare threat / Frank J. Cilluffo -- Domestic terrorists constitute a potentially serious biological warfare threat / Jessica Stern -- Russian research programs are a potential wellspring of biological weapons proliferation / Wendy Orent -- American research programs are a potential wellspring of biological weapons proliferation / Edward Hammond -- The United States must spend more on high-tech defenses against biological warfare / David Stipp -- Spending more on high-tech defenses will not protect Americans against biological warfare / Katherine Eban -- Reforms of public health laws are necessary to combat bioterrorism / Lawrence O. Gostin -- Proposed law reforms to combat bioterrorism jeopardize civil liberties / Twila Brase -- All Americans should be vaccinated against smallpox / Louis Warren -- Not all Americans need to be vaccinated against smallpox / Steven Black -- A voluntary smallpox vaccination program is best / Paul W. Ewald -- The United States should accept the Biological Weapons Convention protocol / Council for a Livable World -- The United States should reject the Biological Weapons Convention protocol / John R. Bolton -- Nuclear deterrence can prevent biological warfare / David G. Gompert -- Nuclear deterrence should not be used to prevent biological warfare / Thomas Graham Jr. -- All known stocks of the smallpox virus should be destroyed / Donald A. Henderson and Frank Fenner -- Known stocks of the smallpox virus should be retained for research / Joshua Micah Marshall
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
218 p. :
Isbn
9780737716726
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003042400
System control number
ocm51553292

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