Biohazard, subtitled The Chilling True Story of the Largest Covert Biological Weapons Program in the World – Told from Inside by the Man Who Ran It, is the title of a book by former Soviet biological warfare researcher Ken Alibek that purports. Colonel Kanatzhan “Kanat” Alibekov known as Kenneth “Ken” Alibek since – is a former .. Alibek, Ken and Steven Handelman (), Biohazard: The Chilling True Story of the Largest Covert Biological Weapons Program in the World. Anthrax. Smallpox. Incurable and horrifying Ebola-related fevers. For two decades, while a fearful world prepared for nuclear winter, an elite team of.
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The several thousand troops involved in the Gulf War were vaccinated against anthrax, one of the diseases in Iraq’s biological stockpile, and biohazars May the US Department of Defense DOD has required that all military personnel obtain this vaccine.
This book’s presence serves to remind us of scientific secrets and political corruption we’d rather ignore, it’s one of the scariest books I’ve ever read, much more creepy than Stephen King or Dean Koontz, because Biohazard is real.
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The sense of purity and transparency he attributes to the United States sounds more than a little suspicious given his perspective. The morals of the story are endless as you hear about the dangers and waste of big government, blind patriotism, and socialism. Alobek is not bad. Biohazard may give these readers, and others, good cause to be concerned about the inadequacy of government efforts, and medical science in general, to counter the threat of biological weapons.
Excellent look behind the Soviet facade peering deeply into bioweaponeering. Inhe defected to the United States; he has since become an American citizen and made his living as a biodefense consultant, speaker, and entrepreneur.
This is the story of the Russian Bio weapons program. The title of this book pretty much spells out exactly what you will find inside–a biohzzard, chilling account of Russia’s covert bioweapons program–definitely not your average memoir! Probably, one of the few non-fictions I’ve thoroughly enjoyed.
What Kanatjan Alibekov describes in this book as truthful and factual. The hum of machines that kept deadly airborne germs away from the scientists and their families can be heard in the background. That I can understand, however I don’t quite believe his assertion that before emigrating to the United States, he rediscovered the “medical oath” he had betrayed for decades. American people of Kazakhstani descent Kazakhstani emigrants to the United States Kazakhstani scientists Living people People from Almaty Region Siberian State Medical University alumni Aljbek biological weapons program Soviet military doctors Soviet microbiologists The Heritage Foundation births anthrax attacks 20th-century biologists.
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Stay in Touch Sign up. I don’t believe that he took these actions entirely based on an idealistic notion of self sacrifice to a greater ,enneth. He had actively participated in the development of biodefense strategy for the U.
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Soviet biological weapons program. Biohazard tells us—in chilling detail—what to expect and what we can do.
Specifically, if you want to know more about how the covert program was run, what Alibeks life was like, or what strains they have experimented on, this book is for you.
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Biohazard is scary for a reason – if we don’t learn from the past, we’re doomed kenheth repeat it. Refresh and try again. This book’s presence serves to remind us of scientific secrets and political corruption we’d rather ignore, it’s one of the scariest books I’ve ever read, much more creepy than Stephen King or Dean This book is so disturbing and sinister that it’s easy to mistake it for fiction.
This one is a wowzer for me. Modern biology is producing weapons that in killing power may exceed the hydrogen bomb. Aug 04, Meg Warren rated it it was amazing. He also negotiated a concurrent appointment to a Biopreparat biohazatd called Biomash. This book will open your eyes to the reality of the real world.
Great book for those wanting to know a bit of what went on and how, on the development of bioweapons during the cold war.