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TABLE OF CONTENTS FOREWORD by Jonathan King CALL FOR A BAN ON THE GENETIC ALTERATION OF PATHOGENS FOR DESTRUCTIVE PURPOSES INTRODUCTION CHAPTER ONE: THE BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS CONVENTION Origins of the BWC Convention The BWC Loophole The Reaganite Neo-Cons CHAPTER TWO: MAKING BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS Stages of the Biological Weapons-Making Process CHAPTER THREE: U.S. GOVERNMENT BIOWARFARE CONTRACTS American Universities Line Up at the BDRP Trough Shaky Scientific Ethics a Biowarfare Problelm? The Need for Appropriate Biowarfare Contract Review CHAPTER FOUR: THE BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS ANTI-TERRORISM ACT OF 1989 The Biotechnology Industry Changes Course Governmental Resistance to Regulating Biowarfare Research The Neo-Cons under Reagan Violate the Biological Weapons Convention The Bush Sr. Administration Acts Responsibly on Biowarfare Primary Features of the Biological Weapons Anti-Terrorism Act Closing the Door on Biowarfare Research Loopholes CHAPTER FIVE: U.S. BIOWARFARE-RELATED VIOLATIONS OF INTERNATIONAL LAW Iraq: The Nuremberg Code on Medical Experimentation The Clinton Administration Violates the Biological Weapons Convention The George W. Bush Administration Repudiates the Verification Protocol of the BWC CHAPTER SIX: DOMESTIC TERRORISM: THE ANTHRAX ATTACKS ON THE U.S. CONGRESS The FBI Cover-Up: Motivating Factors Resounding Silence Linkage Between the Anthrax Attacks and 9/11? CHAPTER SEVEN: GEARING UP TO FIGHT AND "WIN" BIOWARFARE WMD Partnering: Nuclear and Bioweaponry PNAC Bombshell a Harbinger? The Bush Jr. Administrations Plans for Bio-WMD Wars of Aggression1 Bush Undersecretary of State for Arms Control Gung Ho for Bios To Fight and "Win" by Biowarfare: The Prerequisites The Smoking Gun: The Pentagon's Chemical and Biological Defense Program The Offensive Nature of "Civilian Defense" More Criminal Exposure for the CBDP Can World War III Be Far Behind? Bush Jr.'s Banana Republic CHAPTER EIGHT: REINING IN BIOWARFARE RESEARCH: HOW IT CAN BE DONE / WHY WE MUST DO IT No Escape for U.S. in Misinterpreting BWC Obligations Activating the Biological Weapons Convention's Complaint Procedure Filing a BWC Complaint for Investigation by the U.N. Secretary-General Hoisting the Bush Jr. Administration With Its Own Petard Further Recourse Through the U.N. General Assembly A Warning to Scientists Campaign for the Peaceful Development of the Biological Sciences Demand Letter APPENDIX I CRITIQUE OF THE PENTAGON'S BIOLOGICAL DEFENSE RESEARCH PROGRAM (1988) APPENDIX II BIOWARFARE RESEARCH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE APPENDIX III PROTOCOL FOR THE PROHIBITION OF THE USE IN WAR OF ASPHYXIATING, POISONOUS OR OTHER GASES, AND OF BACTERIOLOGICAL METHODS OF WARFARE APPENDIX IV CONVENTION ON THE PROHIBITION OF THE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION AND STOCKPILING OF BACTERIOLOGICAL (BIOLOGICAL) AND TOXIN WEAPONS AND ON THEIR DESTRUCTION ENDNOTES INDEX
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Biological warfare -- United States.
Biological weapons -- United States.
Biological arms control.
Militarism -- United States.