Biological Weapons: Limiting the Threat (BCSIA Studies in by Joshua Lederberg, William S. Cohen

By Joshua Lederberg, William S. Cohen

Examines the clinical, medical and political dimensions of restricting the probability posed via organic guns. The textual content considers the heritage of makes an attempt to manage them, episodes the place organic brokers were used, Iraq's war programme and regulations the USA may perhaps pursue to lessen the danger.

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82. 76. Ibid. 77. , p. 82. 78. Greenwood, "Thoughts on Doctrine," p 44. 79, The Marine Corps Oral History Project has volumes of transcribed oral records from Marines. Unfc~rtunately,none of the fifty-odd histories of personnel w h ~ served ) in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, a r Nicaragua discuss doctrinemaking at all. 80. Cf. S. Marine Corps Headquarters, Division af Qperatians and Training, ""Combat Reports of Operationti in Nicarapa," Mal-ine COTSGazette, vol. 13, no. 4 (Dec. 1928), pp. 241-247.

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