Pathogenic organisms used as a weapon of war (WP1342)

Date:
12 December, 2014
Themes:
Defence and security
Tags:
biological weapons, chemical weapons

We discuss how the public health issue is related to the biological weapons issue. We ask if the potential for biological weapons has increased and what we can do to prevent crimes associated with them.

Contributors:

Jez Littlewood, Assistant Professor, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA), Carleton University, Ottawa

Amy Smithson, Senior Fellow, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), Washington DC

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