2 edition of threat of chemical/biological terrorism = found in the catalog.
threat of chemical/biological terrorism =
by Canadian Security Intelligence Service = Service canadien du renseignement de sécurité in Ottawa, Ont
Written in English
|Series||Commentary (Canadian Security and Intelligence Service) = Commentaire (Service canadien du renseignement de sécurité) -- no. 60|
|Contributions||Canadian Security Intelligence Service., Service canadien du renseignement de sécurité.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||10, 11 p.|
|Number of Pages||11|
Chemical and Biological Terrorism identifies the R&D efforts needed to implement recommendations in key areas: pre-incident intelligence, detection and identification of chemical and biological agents, protective clothing and equipment, early recognition that a population has been covertly exposed to a pathogen, mass casualty decontamination. Combating Terrorism: Observations on the Threat of Chemical and Biological Terrorism, Statement of Henry L. Hinton, Jr., Assistant Comptroller General, National Security and International Affairs Division, Testimony before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations, Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives [open pdf - KB].
Chemical and Biological Terrorism identifies the R&D efforts needed to implement recommendations in key areas: pre-incident intelligence, detection and identification of chemical and biological agents, protective clothing and equipment, early recognition that a population has been covertly exposed to a pathogen, mass casualty decontamination Reviews: 1. The United States currently lacks a comprehensive strategy for countering the threats of terrorism involving nuclear, radiological, chemical, and biological weapons. Although federal, state, and local governments have made strides to prepare for terrorism involving these weapons, the whole remains less than the sum of the parts.
'The Changing Face of Terrorism' evaluates the continuing threat of CBRN weapons and counter-measures since 9/11 and into the 21st century. Terrorism including chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) weapons and the 'war on terror' are major features of international relations. Biological and chemical threats that were once thought to be exotic or outdated have become domestic and rejuvenated. However, despite this recognition we are still largely without effective tools to detect, intervene and/or prevent against intentional release of biological and chemical weapons. (GRS) on Chemical and Biological Terrorism.
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Much of the information comes directly from experts in the fields of terrorism and biological and chemical warfare. International agreements and treaties such as 's Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, 's Chemical Weapons Convention, and the Biological Weapons Convention give some hope for the restriction of official uses of Author: Kathlyn Gay.
The New Terror: Facing the Threat of Biological and Chemical Weapons: Drell, Sidney D., Sofaer, Abraham D., Wilson, George D.: : Books.5/5(2). Chemical and Biological Terrorism - NCBI Bookshelf. The threat of domestic terrorism today looms larger than ever.
Bombings at the World Trade Center and Oklahoma City's Federal Building, as well as nerve gas attacks in Japan, have made it tragically obvious that American civilians must be ready for terrorist attacks. An in-depth explanation of the ease of manufacture and distribution of lethal chemical and biological weapons and the terrorist organization that have access to them.
The author also includes a discussion of deployment scenarios and defense strategies. A very hot current events issue sure to engage and inform.
Silent death: the threat of chemical and biological terrorism. [Kathlyn Gay] -- An explanation of the ease of manufacture and distribution of lethal chemical and biological weapons and the terrorist organizations that have access to them.
As a result, Congress has spearheaded efforts to address the threat of chemical or biological terrorism. In the United States, local and state governments are responsible for providing emergency services in response to acts of terror, while the FBI and federal government are responsible for the law enforcement aspects of terrorism.
Rapid technological developments have spurred a chemical and biological arms race that could pose a greater threat than nuclear weapons, say the authors of a new book on chemical and biological (C. The Chemical Threat.
Chemical weapons, unlike nuclear, biological, and radiological ones, have already been used by terrorist organizations. The Aum Shinrikyo Japanese doomsday cult successfully used sarin in five coordinated attacks on the Tokyo subway in Differentiating the Threat of Chemical and Biological Terrorism: Motivations and Constraints1 Jerrold M.
Post The Elliott School of International Affairs The George Washington University There is a heightened concern in the United States over the specter of a catastrophic domestic chemical or biological terrorist attack.
Chemical and biological warfare isn't new. Even in ancient times, war wasn't all swords and longbows. Some examples: Unrestricted use of chemical agents caused 1 million of the 26 million Author: Daniel J.
Denoon. Book Chapter: Expert Views on Biological Threat Characterization for the U.S. Government: A Delphi Study: March Ackerman, Gary: Journal Article: Extremists and Unconventional Weapons: Examining the Pursuit of Chemical and Biological Agents: December Guarrieri, Thomas:.
Stimson Report Ataxia is a comprehensive research report that examines the many facets of the unconventional terrorism issue in the United States. The first sections examine the actual threat of terrorism involving chemical and biological weapons, including technical feasibility, statistical trends, and a re-examination of the Aum Shinrikyo sarin attack in the Tokyo subway system.
Terrorist incidents in the United States and elsewhere involving bacterial pathogens (3), nerve gas (1), and a lethal plant toxin (i.e., ricin) (4), have demonstrated that the United States is vulnerable to biological and chemical threats as well as explosives.
The Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Terrorism Threat from the Islamic State Carole N. House C hemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) terrorism emerged as a significant concern to many American policymakers after 9/ However, although it remains a stated concern in political rhetoric, real concern appears toFile Size: KB.
Chemical and biological warfare: a comprehensive survey for the concerned citizen. New York, Springer-Verlag, c p. Includes bibliographical references. UGC Taylor, Eric R. Lethal mists: an introduction to the natural and military sciences of chemical, biological warfare, and terrorism.
As described in Chemical and Biological Terrorism (IOM, ), personal protective equipment (PPE) includes clothing and respiratory apparatus designed to shield an individual from chemical, biological, and physical hazards.
Availability (and even knowledge of availability) of such devices can reduce anxiety among first responders, health-care.
Introduction. Previous editions of Information Resources in Toxicology have not contained a chapter on Terrorism and Warfare (Chemical, Biological and Radioactive and Nuclear CBRN); but in fact, the use of chemicals, biological and toxin agents, and radiological materials as military weapons does not fall under conventional weapons.
These materials, used in war and in terrorism, are often Author: Barbara Price, Richard Price. In this book are included the results of both theoretical and practical research of chemical and biological terrorism presented during the workshop.
Different trends of research to fight against terrorism on both local and governmental level including. The book addresses the differences between a biological and chemical attack, the distinct challenges to the military and civilian medical communities, and other broader issues.
This book will be of critical interest to anyone involved in civilian preparedness for terrorist attack: planners, administrators, responders, medical professionals. Originating in the armed forces of the early 20th century, weapons based on chemical, biological or nuclear agents have become an everpresent threat that has not vanished after the end of the cold war.
Since the technology to produce these agents is nowadays available to many countries and organizations, including those with terrorist aims, civil authorities across the world need to prepare. The book lists and describes 43 biological and chemical weapons in detail, including clinical and laboratory identification, treatment, and personal precautions.
Biological and Chemical Terrorism is: Comprehensive - the single most complete description of biological and chemical weapons available ; Easy-to-use - valuable tear-out charts of.Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Terrorism.
Gary Ackerman provides a clear-headed assessment of Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Terrorism. In an age of mass casualty terrorism, the use of CBRN weapons by terrorists poses sobering questions which can be easily inflamed and inflated in public imaginations. Ackerman, however, provides a sensible and informed assessment of the threat.
The Greatest Threat to the U.S. Military: Chemical and Biological Weapons? U.S. troops aren't ready for chemical and bio-attacks.
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