Homeland Security and Preparedness

Resource Wars: The New Landscape of Global Conflict (A Review)

In Resource Wars, Michael Klare presents a series of powerful claims that revolve around the idea that Earth’s strategic resources (oil, water, timber, etc.) are both limited and necessary to the survival of nations – particularly the industrialized superpowers. The intersection of the value of these resources and their scarcity is a prescription for global armed conflict. Klare […]

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Bioterrorism and United States Preparedness

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) define ‘bioterrorism’ as, “the deliberate release of viruses, bacteria, or other germs (agents) used to cause illness or death in people, animals, or plants.” (1) The CDC breaks down these agents into three categories: Category A agents are considered the highest risk, Category C agents are those […]

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