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dc.contributor.authorDando, Malcolm R.*
dc.date.accessioned2014-04-30T15:56:55Z
dc.date.available2014-04-30T15:56:55Z
dc.date.issued2000
dc.identifier.citationDando MR (2000) The New Biological Weapons: Threat, Proliferation and Control. Boulder, CO, USA: Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10454/6267
dc.description.abstractCurrent revolutions in biotechnology and neuroscience are changing military technologies, necessitating dramatic re-evaluations in arms regulatory regimes. This study assesses how these new technologies can be used in weapons systems - by governments and terrorists alike - and whether this frightening development can be brought under effective international control. Malcolm Dando begins by surveying the existing (and arguably inadequate) control mechanisms for chemical and biological weapons. He then discusses how earlier generations of toxin and bioregulatory weapons have been used by such states as Iraq, the Soviet Union and the USA, and explains, in non-technical terms, the implications for new weapons technology. Considering how international law might be applied to constrain undesirable military developments without restricting technological developments for peaceful purposes, Dando concludes with a proposal for an integrated control regime that would link international agreements, national legislation, and trade regulations.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.subjectMilitary technologiesen_US
dc.subject; Arms regulationen_US
dc.subject; Chemical and biological weaponsen_US
dc.subject; Integrated arms control regimeen_US
dc.titleThe New Biological Weapons: Threat, Proliferation and Controlen_US
dc.status.refereedYesen_US
dc.typeBooken_US
dc.type.versionNo full-text in the repositoryen_US


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