Hitting America's soft underbelly : the potential threat of deliberate biological attacks against the U.S. agricultural and food industry

Over the past decade, the United States has endeavored to increase its ability to detect, prevent, and respond to terrorist threats and incidents. The agriculture sector and the food industry in general, however, have received comparatively little attention with respect to protection against terrori...

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Main Author: Chalk, Peter
Corporate Author: United States Department of Defense
Format: eBook
Published: Santa Monica, CA Rand Corp. 2004, 2004
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Preface; Contents; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Acronyms; CHAPTER ONE Introduction; CHAPTER TWO Vulnerability of U.S. Agriculture to Bio-Attacks; CHAPTER THREE Potential Impact of a Major Act of Agroterrorism; CHAPTER FOUR Policy Recommendations; Bibliography
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 43-47)
  • Ch. 1. Introduction
  • ch. 2. Vulnerability of U.S. agriculture to bio-attacks
  • ch. 3. Potential impact of a major act of agroterrorism
  • ch. 4. Policy recommendations