Key articles on networks of biodefense and biowarfare

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A reading list of articles about threats of a biowarfare arms race, including what is known and not known about connections between public health research organizations and the military-industrial complex.

This list is a work in progress. If you have suggestions for other readings that should be on this page, please send them to us via email at [email protected].

Independent Science News. Peter Daszak’s EcoHealth Alliance Has Hidden Almost $40 Million In Pentagon Funding And Militarized Pandemic Science. Sam Husseini. December 16, 2020.

Sam Husseini Blog. Averting our gaze from biowarfare: pandemics and self-fulfilling prophecies. Sam Husseini. May 2020.

Salon. Did this virus come from a lab? Maybe not — but it exposes the threat of a biowarfare arms race. Sam Husseini. April 24, 2020.

Monterey Institute of International Studies. Beijing on biohazards: Chinese experts on bioweapons nonproliferation issues. Amy E. Smithson, Editor. August 2007. The James Martin Center For Nonproliferation Studies.

Deadly Cultures: Biological Weapons since 1945. Mark Wheelis, Lajos Rózsa, and Malcolm Dando (Editors). Harvard University Press, 2006.

The Boston Globe. The lure of bio-weapons. Bernard Lown and Prasannan Parthasarathi. February 23, 2005.

Biowarfare and Terrorism. Francis Boyle. 2005. Clarity Press, Inc.

Biohazard. Ken Alibek with Stephen Handelman. Random House: New York, 1999.

Preventing a Biological Arms Race. Susan Wright (Editor). The MIT Press, 1990.

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