Bioterrorism: America's Newest War Game

Number 14848
Subject Terrorism
Source The Nation
Year 1998
Publication Date Nov. 9, 1998
Summary America now spends more than $7 billion a year defending itself against backpack nuclear bombs, canisters of nerve gas and petri dishes of germ weapons planted in crowded cities by an as-yet-unknown adversary. So many different agencies are shoring up the nation's defenses against mega-terrorism, says the government auditor, that it's hard to keep track of where all the money is going, let alone whether it is being spent wisely. The article details various biological and chemical weapons and other programs.
Category General
Keywords Weapons Military Foreign Affairs Chemicals
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