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National security and arms control in the age of biotechnology : the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention

Author: Daniel M Gerstein
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Daniel M. Gerstein, a former Army Colonel and current Under Secretary in the Department of Homeland Security, traces the origins of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention while prescribing ways  Read more...

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Gerstein, Daniel M., 1958-
National security and arms control in the age of biotechnology
(DLC) 2013009955
(OCoLC)836557558
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel M Gerstein
ISBN: 9781442223134 1442223138 129984149X 9781299841499
OCLC Number: 857769488
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 234 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction The Road to the Biological Weapons Convention Biotechnology and Its Implications for the BWC Ten Reasons Why the BWC Matters Into the Abyss: The Articles of the Convention The BWC Review Conferences (RevCon) and Special Reviews To Verify or Not to Verify The Future of the BWC Conclusions and the Way Forward Annex A. The Biological and Toxins Weapons Convention (BWC) Annex B. Ten Reasons Why the BWC Matters Annex C. Confidence Building Measures Annex D. Arms Control Definitions Annex E. Principles of Verification Annex F. U.S. Ambassador Donald Mahley's Statement Annex G. National Implementation Biography Endnotes
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