⦁ Aum Shinrikyo
⦁ 2001 anthrax letters to American
⦁ Al Qaeda
⦁ South Africa
But they haven’t really been used.
⦁ 1940’s - Japanese use against Manchurian civilians
vs. $800 for nuclear weapons. 1969 United Nations estimate
$1 million, 1 month, 3
Necessary for producing anthrax 2002 Department of Defense study
$1.6 million for a BW factory
1999 DTRA estimate
Aren’t bioweapons “the poor man’s nuke”?
● Why do you think more states aren’t
developing or using bioweapons? (e.g. what
are your filters?)
● How do you expect emerging
biotechnologies to influence bioweapon
development or usage?Feel free to ask me questions.
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A presentation by Georgia Ray, a student in George Mason University's Biodefense program, on "The Germy Paradox."