Bioterrorism

Scholarly Publications

Keeping National Missile Defense in Perspective

January 2002

The United States is in the midst of its third major debate on nationwide ballistic missile defense-the first culminating in the 1972 ABM Treaty and the second sparked by President Reagan's "Star...

Biological Terrorism and Public Health

April 2001

A biological terrorist attack probably would first be detected by doctors or other health-care workers.

Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response: Use of Information Technologies and Decision Support Systems

June 2002

The Nation's capacity to respond to bioterrorism depends in part on the ability of clinicians and public health officials to detect, manage, and communicate during a bioterrorism event.

Other Publications

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, spring 2004

April 2004

This issue of CHP/PCOR's quarterly newsletter covers news and developments from the winter 2004 quarter.

Russia's Poison Gases

October 2002

STANFORD, Calif.— More than 100 hostages are dead after Russian authorities used an unidentified gas to incapacitate terrorists holding 750 people in a Moscow theater.

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, Spring 2008 Issue

April 2008

This issue of CHP/PCOR's Quarterly Update covers news from the Winter 2008 quarter and includes articles about: the Russian Mortality Crisis and the effect of Gorbachev’s anti-alcohol campaign on...

News

Old Events

The Strategic Aspects of Warning

May 15, 2001

Many CISAC projects involve decision makers who have to respond to a threat quickly in spite of uncertain evidence that it is really there.

Bioterrorism: A Challenge to Science and Security

May 30, 2003

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Projects

Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response: Use of Information Technologies and Decision Support Systems

The Nation's capacity to respond to bioterrorism depends in part on the ability of clinicians and public health officials to detect, manage, and communicate during a bioterrorism event.
English

Multimedia

Introduction to Issues in International Security

February 2022

Introduction to Issues in International Security is a collaboration between the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) and the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE).

Biosecurity

February 2022

Dr. Megan J. Palmer is the Executive Director of Bio Policy and Leadership Initiatives at Stanford University, Adjunct Professor in the department of Bioengineering, and Affiliate of the Center for International Security and Cooperation.

People

Wein Lawrence M. Wein Professor, Management Science