American biodefense : how dangerous ideas about biological weapons shape national security (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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American biodefense : how dangerous ideas about biological weapons shape national security

Author: Frank LaGard Smith
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell Univ. Press, 2014.
Series: Cornell studies in security affairs
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Frank L. Smith III addresses the puzzling and largely untold story about why the U.S. military has neglected research, development, acquisition, and doctrine for biodefense.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank LaGard Smith
ISBN: 9780801452710 0801452716
OCLC Number: 892575661
Description: x, 192 Seiten.
Contents: Introduction. American Biodefense, from Boston to Baghdad1. Science and Technology for National Security: Threats, Interests, and Ideas2. Stereotypical Neglect of Military Research, Development, and Acquisition for Biodefense3. Fatal Assumptions: Military Doctrine4. An Unlikely Sponsor? The Rise of Civilian BiodefenseConclusion. Biodefense and Beyond: The Influence of Ideas on National SecurityNotesIndex
Series Title: Cornell studies in security affairs
Responsibility: Frank L. Smith III.

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"[Smith] asks rhetorically, will the US military neglect the threat of cyber weapons, as it neglected for so long the threat of biological weapons? It is a good question, especially since the new Read more...

 
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