Encyclopedia of Bioterrorism Defense, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0471686786
  • ISBN-13: 9780471686781
  • DDC: 363.32
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 555 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released September 2006
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Contains articles reviewing the current knowledge across various disciplines within the context of bioterrorism, including the most recent developments in areas including bioterrorism agents, biodefense infrastructure, biotechnology, preparedness, threats, threat analysis, and legislation. Relevant biological warfare events are included with a through analysis. Written by an international panel of experts in the field.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Contributors.
Acknowledgment.
1: Abu Sayyaf Group.
2: Aerosol (Aerobiology, Aerosols, Bioaerosols, Microbial Aerosols).
3: Agricultural Bioterrorism (Agricultural Biosecurity, Agroterrorism).
4: Aliens of America: A Case Study.
5: Al-Qa'ida (Al-Qaida, Al-Qaeda, Al-Qa'idah, Islamic Army for the Liberation of the Holy Places, World Islamic Front for the Jihad Against Jews and Crusaders, Islamic Salvation Foundation (A Charitable Foundation Set Up to Raise Funds for the Organization), The 'Usama Bin Ladin Network).
6: Animal Aid Association: A Case Study.
7: Anthrax (Bacillus Anthracis).
8: Anthrax Hoaxes: Case Studies and Discussion.
9: Anti-Material Agents.
10: Armed Islamic Group: A Case Study.
11: Army of God.
12: Army Technical Escort Unit.
13: Assassinations.
14: Aum Shinrikyo and the Aleph.
15: Baader-Meinhof Gang (Baader-Meinhof Group, Rote Armee Fraktion).
16: Biological Simulants.
17: Bioregulators.
18: Biosecurity: Protecting High Consequence Pathogens and Toxins Against Theft and Diversion.
19: Biotechnology and Bioterrorism.
20: Bioterrorist Attack, Stages, and Aftermath.
21: Botulinum Toxin (Botulinum Neurotoxin, Botulin (Archaic), Bont/A, Bont/B (Scientific Nomenclature for Botulinum Toxin Type A, B, Etc.), Botox®, Dysport®, Myobloc®, Neurobloc® (When Used as a Therapeutic for Conditions Characterized by Excessive Muscle Contraction)).
22: Breeders: A Case Study.
23: Brucellosis (Brucella Spp.).
24: Camelpox.
25: CDC Category C Agents.
26: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Bioterrorism Preparedness Program.
27: Central Intelligence Agency.
28: Characteristics of Future Bioterrorists.
29: Chechen Separatists.
30: Christian Identity.
31: Consequence Management.
32: Cost-Effectiveness of Biological Weapons.
33: Crisis Management.
34: Cuba.
35: Dark Harvest.
36: Dark Winter.
37: Defense Threat Reduction Agency.
38: Defense Research and Development Canada - Suffield.
39: Delivery Methodologies.
40: Department of Defense.
41: Department of Health and Human Services.
42: Department of Homeland Security.
43: Department of Justice.
44: Department of State.
45: Detection of Biological Agents.
46: Diane Thompson: A Case Study.
47: Director of Central Intelligence Counterterrorist Center.
48: DoD Policies on Force Health Protection: Medical Defense Against Biological Warfare Agents (DoD Directives, DoD Instructions).
49: Dual-Use Equipment and Technology.
50: Dugway Proving Ground.
51: Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (Formerly Edgewood Arsenal), Aberdeen Proving Ground.
52: Education for Biodefense.
53: Environmental Protection Agency.
54: Epidemiology in Bioterrorism (Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Outbreak Investigation, Epidemiological Response).
55: Equine Encephalitis, Venezuelen, and Related Alphaviruses (Synonyms: Nu (Designation in Pre-1969 U.S. Military Programs), Vee, Venezuelan Equine Encephalomyelitis, Venezuelan Equine Fever).
56: Ethnic Weapons.
57: Fatality Management.
58: Federal Bureau of Investigation.
59: Food and Beverage Sabotage.
60: Food and Drug Administration.
61: Food and Waterborne Pathogens.
62: Fort Detrick and USAMRIID.
63: Glanders (Burkholderia Mallei).
64: HAMAS (Harakat Al-Muqawwama Al-Islamiyya, Islamic Resistance Movement).
65: Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses.
66: Hizballah (Hezbollah, Hizb' Allah, and Hizbullah, Islamic Jihad, Revolutionary Justice Organization, Organization of the Oppressed on Earth, and Islamic Jihad for the Liberation of Palestine).
67: Homeland Defense (Disease Prevention, Epidemic Control).
68: Human Immunodeficiency Virus.
69: Influenza (Flu).
70: Intelligence Collection and Analysis.
71: International Cooperation and Bioterrorism Preparedness.
72: International Regulations and Agreements Pertaining to Bioterrorism.
73: Iran.
74: Iraq.
75: Islam, Shi'a and Sunna.
76: Islamism.
77: Israel.
78: Joint Task Force Civil Support.
79: Korea, Democratic People's Republic of.
80: Kurdistan.
81: Laboratory Response to Bioterrorism (Laboratory Surveillance, Public Health Laboratory Capacity).
82: Larry Wayne Harris.
83: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
84: Liberation Tigers Of Tamil Eelam (Tamil Tigers).
85: Libya.
86: Los Alamos National Laboratory.
87: Marine Algal Toxins.
88: Marine Corps Chemical and Biological Incident Response Force.
89: Mau-Mau (The Land of Freedom Army).
90: Media and Bioterrorism.
91: Metropolitan Medical Response System.
92: Minnesota Patriots Council.
93: Minutemen: Case Studies.
94: Modeling the Public Health Response to Bioterrorism.
95: National Institutes of Health and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
96: NATO and Bioterrorism Defense.
97: North American Militia.
98: NORTHCOM (U.S. Northern Command).
99: Office International Des Epizooties: World Organization for Animal Health.
100: Orange October: A Case Study.
101: Palestine Liberation Organization (Palestinian Authority).
102: Palestinian Islamic Jihad (Pij, Harakat Al-Jihad Al-Islami Al-Filastini, Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine).
103: Pharmaceutical Industry (Drug Industry, Pharma Companies, Biotech Companies).
104: Pine Bluff Arsenal (Chemical Warfare Arsenal, Pine Bluff Chemical Activity (PBCA)).
105: Plague (Yersinia Pestis).
106: POLISARIO (Movement for the Liberation of Saguia El Hamra and Oued Eddahab (Mls) (Forerunner of Polisario), Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR)).
107: Prevention and Treatment of Biological Weapons-Related Infection and Disease.
108: Prion Diseases.
109: Psychological and Social Sequelae of Bioterrorism.
110: Public Health Preparedness in the United States.
111: Rajneeshees.
112: Republic of Texas: A Case Study.
113: Ricin and Abrin.
114: RISE: A Case Study.
115: Risk Assessment in Bioterrorism (Microbial Risk Assessment, Quantitative Risk Assessment, Human Health Risk Assessment).
116: Sandia National Laboratories.
117: Scientists, Societies, and Bioterrorism Defense in the United States.
118: Smallpox.
119: Staphylococcal Enterotoxins.
120: Sudan, Republic of.
121: Suicide Terrorism.
122: Syndromic Surveillance.
123: Syria.
124: Terrorist Group Identification.
125: Threat Reduction in the Former Soviet Union.
126: TOPOFF.
127: TOPOFF 2.
128: Toxins: Overview and General Principles.
129: Tularemia (Francisella Tularensis) (Rabbit Fever, Hare Fever, Deerfly Fever, O'Hara's Disease, Lemming Fever, Francisella Tularensis, Bacterium Tularense, Pasteurella Tularensis, F. Tularensis Subspecies Tularensis, F. Tularensis Subspecies Holarctica, F. Tularensis Subspecies Mediasiatica, F. Tularensis Subspecies Novicida, F. Tularensis Biovar Tularensis, F. Tularensis Biovar Palearctica, F. Tularensis Type A, F. Tularensis Type B.).
130: Typhus, Epidemic (Rickettsia Prowazekii).
131: United Kingdom: Bioterrorism Defense.
132: United States Department of Agriculture.
133: United States Legislation and Presidential Directives.
134: Water Supply: Vulnerability and Attack Specifics.
135: Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Teams.
136: Weather Underground: A Case Study (Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), Weathermen).
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Contributors.
Acknowledgment.
1: Abu Sayyaf Group.
2: Aerosol (Aerobiology, Aerosols, Bioaerosols, Microbial Aerosols).
3: Agricultural Bioterrorism (Agricultural Biosecurity, Agroterrorism).
4: Aliens of America: A Case Study.
5: Al-Qa'ida (Al-Qaida, Al-Qaeda, Al-Qa'idah, Islamic Army for the Liberation of the Holy Places, World Islamic Front for the Jihad Against Jews and Crusaders, Islamic Salvation Foundation (A Charitable Foundation Set Up to Raise Funds for the Organization), The 'Usama Bin Ladin Network).
6: Animal Aid Association: A Case Study.
7: Anthrax (Bacillus Anthracis).
8: Anthrax Hoaxes: Case Studies and Discussion.
9: Anti-Material Agents.
10: Armed Islamic Group: A Case Study.
11: Army of God.
12: Army Technical Escort Unit.
13: Assassinations.
14: Aum Shinrikyo and the Aleph.
15: Baader-Meinhof Gang (Baader-Meinhof Group, Rote Armee Fraktion).
16: Biological Simulants.
17: Bioregulators.
18: Biosecurity: Protecting High Consequence Pathogens and Toxins Against Theft and Diversion.
19: Biotechnology and Bioterrorism.
20: Bioterrorist Attack, Stages, and Aftermath.
21: Botulinum Toxin (Botulinum Neurotoxin, Botulin (Archaic), Bont/A, Bont/B (Scientific Nomenclature for Botulinum Toxin Type A, B, Etc.), Botox®, Dysport®, Myobloc®, Neurobloc® (When Used as a Therapeutic for Conditions Characterized by Excessive Muscle Contraction)).
22: Breeders: A Case Study.
23: Brucellosis (Brucella Spp.).
24: Camelpox.
25: CDC Category C Agents.
26: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Bioterrorism Preparedness Program.
27: Central Intelligence Agency.
28: Characteristics of Future Bioterrorists.
29: Chechen Separatists.
30: Christian Identity.
31: Consequence Management.
32: Cost-Effectiveness of Biological Weapons.
33: Crisis Management.
34: Cuba.
35: Dark Harvest.
36: Dark Winter.
37: Defense Threat Reduction Agency.
38: Defense Research and Development Canada - Suffield.
39: Delivery Methodologies.
40: Department of Defense.
41: Department of Health and Human Services.
42: Department of Homeland Security.
43: Department of Justice.
44: Department of State.
45: Detection of Biological Agents.
46: Diane Thompson: A Case Study.
47: Director of Central Intelligence Counterterrorist Center.
48: DoD Policies on Force Health Protection: Medical Defense Against Biological Warfare Agents (DoD Directives, DoD Instructions).
49: Dual-Use Equipment and Technology.
50: Dugway Proving Ground.
51: Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (Formerly Edgewood Arsenal), Aberdeen Proving Ground.
52: Education for Biodefense.
53: Environmental Protection Agency.
54: Epidemiology in Bioterrorism (Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Outbreak Investigation, Epidemiological Response).
55: Equine Encephalitis, Venezuelen, and Related Alphaviruses (Synonyms: Nu (Designation in Pre-1969 U.S. Military Programs), Vee, Venezuelan Equine Encephalomyelitis, Venezuelan Equine Fever).
56: Ethnic Weapons.
57: Fatality Management.
58: Federal Bureau of Investigation.
59: Food and Beverage Sabotage.
60: Food and Drug Administration.
61: Food and Waterborne Pathogens.
62: Fort Detrick and USAMRIID.
63: Glanders (Burkholderia Mallei).
64: HAMAS (Harakat Al-Muqawwama Al-Islamiyya, Islamic Resistance Movement).
65: Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses.
66: Hizballah (Hezbollah, Hizb' Allah, and Hizbullah, Islamic Jihad, Revolutionary Justice Organization, Organization of the Oppressed on Earth, and Islamic Jihad for the Liberation of Palestine).
67: Homeland Defense (Disease Prevention, Epidemic Control).
68: Human Immunodeficiency Virus.
69: Influenza (Flu).
70: Intelligence Collection and Analysis.
71: International Cooperation and Bioterrorism Preparedness.
72: International Regulations and Agreements Pertaining to Bioterrorism.
73: Iran.
74: Iraq.
75: Islam, Shi'a and Sunna.
76: Islamism.
77: Israel.
78: Joint Task Force Civil Support.
79: Korea, Democratic People's Republic of.
80: Kurdistan.
81: Laboratory Response to Bioterrorism (Laboratory Surveillance, Public Health Laboratory Capacity).
82: Larry Wayne Harris.
83: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
84: Liberation Tigers Of Tamil Eelam (Tamil Tigers).
85: Libya.
86: Los Alamos National Laboratory.
87: Marine Algal Toxins.
88: Marine Corps Chemical and Biological Incident Response Force.
89: Mau-Mau (The Land of Freedom Army).
90: Media and Bioterrorism.
91: Metropolitan Medical Response System.
92: Minnesota Patriots Council.
93: Minutemen: Case Studies.
94: Modeling the Public Health Response to Bioterrorism.
95: National Institutes of Health and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
96: NATO and Bioterrorism Defense.
97: North American Militia.
98: NORTHCOM (U.S. Northern Command).
99: Office International Des Epizooties: World Organization for Animal Health.
100: Orange October: A Case Study.
101: Palestine Liberation Organization (Palestinian Authority).
102: Palestinian Islamic Jihad (Pij, Harakat Al-Jihad Al-Islami Al-Filastini, Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine).
103: Pharmaceutical Industry (Drug Industry, Pharma Companies, Biotech Companies).
104: Pine Bluff Arsenal (Chemical Warfare Arsenal, Pine Bluff Chemical Activity (PBCA)).
105: Plague (Yersinia Pestis).
106: POLISARIO (Movement for the Liberation of Saguia El Hamra and Oued Eddahab (Mls) (Forerunner of Polisario), Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR)).
107: Prevention and Treatment of Biological Weapons-Related Infection and Disease.
108: Prion Diseases.
109: Psychological and Social Sequelae of Bioterrorism.
110: Public Health Preparedness in the United States.
111: Rajneeshees.
112: Republic of Texas: A Case Study.
113: Ricin and Abrin.
114: RISE: A Case Study.
115: Risk Assessment in Bioterrorism (Microbial Risk Assessment, Quantitative Risk Assessment, Human Health Risk Assessment).
116: Sandia National Laboratories.
117: Scientists, Societies, and Bioterrorism Defense in the United States.
118: Smallpox.
119: Staphylococcal Enterotoxins.
120: Sudan, Republic of.
121: Suicide Terrorism.
122: Syndromic Surveillance.
123: Syria.
124: Terrorist Group Identification.
125: Threat Reduction in the Former Soviet Union.
126: TOPOFF.
127: TOPOFF 2.
128: Toxins: Overview and General Principles.
129: Tularemia (Francisella Tularensis) (Rabbit Fever, Hare Fever, Deerfly Fever, O'Hara's Disease, Lemming Fever, Francisella Tularensis, Bacterium Tularense, Pasteurella Tularensis, F. Tularensis Subspecies Tularensis, F. Tularensis Subspecies Holarctica, F. Tularensis Subspecies Mediasiatica, F. Tularensis Subspecies Novicida, F. Tularensis Biovar Tularensis, F. Tularensis Biovar Palearctica, F. Tularensis Type A, F. Tularensis Type B.).
130: Typhus, Epidemic (Rickettsia Prowazekii).
131: United Kingdom: Bioterrorism Defense.
132: United States Department of Agriculture.
133: United States Legislation and Presidential Directives.
134: Water Supply: Vulnerability and Attack Specifics.
135: Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Teams.
136: Weather Underground: A Case Study (Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), Weathermen).
Index.