Table of contents for Bioviolence : preventing biological terror and crime / Barry Kellman.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
PROLOGUE
FOREWORD: RONALD H. NOBLE, INTERPOL SECRETARY GENERAL
INTRODUCTION
THE BIOVIOLENCE POLICY FAILURE
THEMATIC FOUNDATIONS
Three Crossroads
Law for Humanity
TERMINOLOGY
PRESENTATION OF THE ARGUMENT
PART I -- THE BIOVIOLENCE CONDITION AND HOW IT CAME TO BE
Chapter 1 -- Why Worry
WHY BIOVIOLENCE IS DIFFERENT
Delayed Anonymity
Concealable Devastation
Contagious Panic!!
EVALUATING RISKS
Chapter 2 -- Methods of Bioviolence
INTER-WOVEN CHOICES
SMALLPOX
Eradication?
The Challenge: Getting The Virus
INFLUENZA AND HEMORRHAGIC FEVERS
Influenza
Reasons for Concern
Limits of Protection
Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses
Acquiring the Agent: Initiating the Attack
Disseminating Virus
ANTHRAX
Getting and Cultivating Seed Stock
Disseminating The Agent
BOTULISM IN FOOD
AGRO-VIOLENCE
Motivations and Feasibility
Attacks of Grave Concern
Livestock Diseases
Crop Diseases
International Prevention Systems
AGENTS HISTORICALLY USED AS BIOWEAPONS
Plague
Tularemia
Q Fever
Ricin
EMERGING MICRO-SCIENCES AND BIOVIOLENCE
Genomics' Emerging Risks
Modification of Weapons Agents
Improving Target Specificity
Synthetic Genomics
Re-Creation of Diseases
Synthetic Viruses
RNA Inhibitors and Bioregulators
Nanotechnologies
CHAPTER 3 -- WHO DID BIOVIOLENCE? WHO WANTS TO DO IT?
THE BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS EXPERIENCE
The Road To Geneva
Mid-20th Century BioWeapons Programs
Unit 731
The U.S. Offensive BioWeapons Program
The Soviet Biological Weapons Program
Iraq's Biological Weapons Program
South Africa's Project Coast
Egypt
Israel
ALLEGED STATE BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS PROGRAMS
Questions About Military Efficacy
Suspected State BioWeapons Programs
North Korea
Iran
Syria
TERRORIST AND FANATIC INTEREST IN BIOVIOLENCE
Islamic Fundamentalist Interest in Bioviolence
Al Qaeda's Intentions
Religious and "Legal" Justification
Acquisition of Agents and Know-How
Production
PART II -- THE BIOVIOLENCE PREVENTION STRATEGY
CHAPTER 4 -- STRATEGIC FOUNDATIONS
The Indictment
Obstacles To Policy Progress
Bioviolence Is A Crime!
OVERVIEW OF THE PREVENTION STRATEGY
Complication
Resistance
Preparedness
Nonproliferation
CHAPTER 5 -- COMPLICATION: WHAT LAW ENFORCERS SHOULD STOP
IRRESPONSIBLE GAPS
THE LOGIC OF COMPLICATION
Denial + Interdiction
Bioscience's Anxieties
Registration and Census
DENIAL TACTICS
Denying Access To Pathogens
Pathogen Census
Pathogen Marking
Denying Access To Laboratories
Denying Access To Equipment
INTERDICTION
Legislating The Crime
The Dilemma of Pre-Attack Interdiction
Clues of Bioviolence
Pattern Recognition
Transport Security and Counter-Smuggling
Packaging and Labeling
Shipping Security
Intrusive Counter-Smuggling
CHAPTER 6 -- IMPROVING RESISTANCE THROUGH BIOSCIENCE
DUAL-IMPLICATION RESEARCH
The Challenge of Overseeing Bioresearch
Constraining Science?
Virtues and Limitations of Codes of Ethics
The Need for Translucency
Bioscientists As The First Line of Defense
DEVELOPMENT OF VACCINES AND MEDICINES
Financial Barriers
Liability Barriers
Patent Barriers
CHAPTER 7 -- PUBLIC HEALTH PREPAREDNESS
PREPAREDNESS VS. COMPLICATION -- THE FALSE DEBATE
HARDENING TARGETS
Protecting Air Circulation Systems
Protecting Water Supplies
Sensors
RESPONSE INTERVENTIONS
Detecting, Analyzing a Bioviolence Attack
Law Enforcement -- Public Health Cooperation
Biosurveillance
Microbial Forensics
Containing Contagion
Compulsory Vaccination for First Responders
Placement of Victims
Stockpiling & Distribution of Medical Resources
Compulsory Medical Interventions
Maintaining Public Confidence, Mitigating Panic
QUARANTINES
Considerations of A Quarantine's Efficacy
Quarantines and the World Health Organization's Authority
CHAPTER 8 -- INTERNATIONAL NONPROLIFERATION
DEFINING BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS
The General Purpose Criterion
"Non-Lethal BioWeapons"
Arguments For and Against Non-Lethal BioWeapons
Types of NLBAs
U.S. Military Non-Lethal Programs
Implications for the BWC
COMPLIANCE, VERIFICATION, AND CONFIDENCE BUILDING
The BioDefense Dilemma
The Problem of Publication Reprised
BioDefense Projects of Concern
Strengthening Confidence
DISARMING SOVIET BW STOCKPILES
CHAPTER 9 -- THE CHALLENGE OF GLOBAL GOVERNANCE
The Governance Mission -- The Global Covenant
Governance Agencies
THE UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION ON BIOSCIENCE AND SECURITY
Promote Bioscience Research
Define Standards for Bioscience
Promote Capacity Building and Resource Mobilization
THE BIOVIOLENCE PREVENTION OFFICE
Information Gathering and Analysis
Impelling Implementation
THE BIOVIOLENCE COMMITTEE OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL
CONCLUSION
Notes
Bibliography

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Bioterrorism.
Bioterrorism -- Prevention.
Bioterrorism -- prevention & control.
Biomedical Research.
Bioterrorism -- legislation & jurisprudence.
International Cooperation.
Public Health.
Public Policy.