The History Of Biological Warfare

GUESTS: Leonard A. Cole Professor of Political Science, Rutgers University,Newark, NJ Author, The 11th Plague: The Politics of Biological and Chemical Weapons (W.H. Freeman and Co., February 1997) Poisons have always been despised as a weapon of war — and the stand-off with Iraq revived feelings of vulnerability about germ warfare. It was only in 1995 that Iraq admitted to an arsenal of weapons loaded with tons of deadly anthrax and botulism toxins. Join Ray Suarez for a discussion about the politics and history of biological warfare.

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