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Table Of Contents

Part I: The Bioweapons Threat and Assessment Problem
1. Bioweapons and National Security
2. Technological Frames and Narratives in U.S. Bioweapons Assessments and Policymaking
Part II: Science in a Social Context
Overview: The Biosocial Frame
3. Synthetic Genomic, the Biotech Revolution, and Bioterrorism
4. Societ Bioweapons Know-How and Proliferation Threats
Part III: Analytic Failures in Bioweapons Assessments
Overview: "Curveball" and the Iraqi Mobile Bioweapons Threat
5. Expertise and Analytic Practice
6. Current Intelligence Reporting and CIA Analytic Practice
7. Secrecy and the Production of the Iraqi Mobile Bioweapons Threat
Part IV: Alternative Analytic Solutions
8. A New Knowledge Model for Bioweapons Intelligence Assessments

Phantom Menace or Looming Danger?
A New Framework for Assessing Bioweapons Threats
Publication Date: 15 Dec 2012
Status: Available
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Trim Size: 6" x 9"
Page Count: 384 pages
Illustrations: 17 halftones, 6 line drawings
ISBN: 9781421407432