Security experts have long awaited the combining of terrorism with biological weapons. Throughout the 1990s, many wondered daily why this fusion was not occurring because the two appeared to fit together so well. The anthrax letter terrorism that began in September made this a reality.
Raymond A. Zilinskas is a senior scientist and deputy director of the Chemical and Biological Weapons Nonproliferation Program at the Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey Institute of International Studies. In 1994 he was a biological analyst for the United Nations Special Commission (UNSCOM) and took part in two biological inspections in Iraq.
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Raymond A. Zilinskas; Rethinking Bioterrorism. Current History 1 December 2001; 100 (650): 438–442. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2001.100.650.438
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