Wrigth, Susan
November 2004
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p58
Discusses several issues concerning the efforts of the U.S. to develop a bio-umbrella program aimed at protecting citizens against biothreats. Background on the biodefense policy started by former U.S. President Bill Clinton; Key elements of the program against terrorism implemented by the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security; Statistics on federal agency biodefense funding in the U.S. from 2001 to 2005; Criticisms against the legitimacy of the actions taken by U.S. President George W. Bush regarding the expansion of biodefense. INSET: Corporate ties of President Clinton's April 1998 biodefense....


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