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Preventing biological warfare : the failure of American leadership

Author: Malcolm Dando
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, N.Y. : Palgrave, 2002.
Series: Global issues series (Palgrave (Firm))
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'The Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention entirely prohibits biological warfare, but it has no effective verification mechanism to ensure that the 140-plus States Parties are living up to their obligations. From 1995-2001 the States Parties attempted to negotiate a Protocol to the Convention to remedy this deficiency. On 25 July 2001 the United States entirely rejected the final text which would probably have  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Dando
ISBN: 0333793099 9780333793091
OCLC Number: 48473732
Description: xiv, 231 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The problem of biological warfare --
The Chemical Weapons Convention and the worldwide chemical industry --
Developing the BTWC, 1975-1995 --
Genomics and the new biotechnology --
The negotiations of the BTWC protocol --
Compliance measures: declarations and visits --
The debate on visits --
The role of US industry --
The chairman's text --
The United States and the BTWC protocol --
Epilogue --
Appendix 1: The 1972 Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention --
Appendix 2: Statement by the United States to the Ad Hoc Group.
Series Title: Global issues series (Palgrave (Firm))
Responsibility: Malcolm R. Dando.
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On 25 July 2001, the United States entirely rejected the final text of a Protocol to the 2001 Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention to prohibit biological warfare. This book investigates how this  Read more...

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'...contributes to the literature on weapons of mass destruction and should be read along with other key books...' - J. Granville, Choice

 
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