Federation of American Scientists Module 1.0: Introduction
Topic: References

References for Biosecurity: Why Should We Care?
Atlas, Ronald and Reppy, Judith, Globalizing Biosecurity, Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science, 3: 51-60 (2005).
References for History of Bioweapons
University of Minnesota, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP), History, Likely Agents, Perpetrators, and Dissemination, available at http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidrap/content/bt/biorep/biofacts/bioterr-overview.html.
Arizona Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health Services, History of Biowarfare and Bioterrorism; available at http://www.azdhs.gov/phs/edc/edrp/es/bthistor2.htm.
Sandia National Laboratory, Biosecurity: The Protection of High Consequence Pathogens and Toxins, Gruinard Island: Decontaminating Britainss Anthrax Testing Ground; available at http://www.biosecurity.sandia.gov/documents/vozrozhdeniye-gruinard-island/gruinard-island.htm.
Meselson, Mathew, et. al., The Sverdlovsk Anthrax Outbreak of 1979, Science, 266 (5188):1202-8 (1979).
George Washington University, The National Security Archive, The September 11th Sourcebooks: Vol. 5: Anthrax at Sverdlovsk, 1979; available at http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB61/.
Miller, J., Engelberg, S., Broad, W., Germs: Biological Weapons and Americas Secret War, Simon and Schuster, New York, NY, 2001.
Alibek, K. and Handelman, S., Biohazard, Random House, New York, NY, 1999.
Boureston, Jack, Assessing Al Qaeda's WMD Capabilities, Strategic Insights, 1:7 (2002).
Drexler, M. Secret Agents: The Menace of Emerging Infections, National Academies Press: 2002.
Leitenberg, M, "The Experience of the Japanese Aum Shinrikyo Group and Biological Agents," Hype or Reality: The "New Terrorism" and Mass Casualty Attacks, Brad Roberts, ed. (Alexandria, VA: CBACI, 2000), pp. 159-172.
Olson, K. B., Aum Shinrikyo: Once and future threat? Emerg. Infect. Dis. 5(4): 513-516 (1999); available at http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/vol5no4/olson.htm.

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