ISBN 9788175332188,Bioterrorism Disguisting Face Of Future

Bioterrorism Disguisting Face Of Future

Rs498 Rs995 50% OFF

Availability: Available

Usually ships in: 2-3 business days

(Free Delivery)

We Accept
ISBN 9788175332188
Check delivery information
 
ISBN 9788175332188
Publisher

Md Publications Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2009
ISBN-13

ISBN 9788175332188

ISBN-10 8175332182
Binding

Hard Back

Number of Pages 353 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Terrorism

The world is largely unaware of, and therefore largely unprepared for bioterrorist attacks. Bio-weapons threaten thousands of casualties in addition to other disastrous long-term consequences. Bioterrorism is the use of a biological weapon against civilian populations for the purpose of undermining morale and creating chaos. Bioterrorism is inherently limited as a warfare tactic because of the uncontrollable nature of the agent involved. A biological weapon is useful to a terrorist group mainly as method of creating mass panic and disruption to a society. An effective biological weapon is potentially devastating and much easier to make and transport than a nuclear weapon. In many countries, criminal justice systems are constrained by inadequate legal frameworks governing the detection and repression of bio-weapons. Frequently, no law is violated until the disease or biological agent is actually deployed. There is therefore an urgent need to ensure that countries are adequately prepared for, protected from, and able to respond to Bioterrorism attacks. Law enforcement agencies have a crucial role to play, with significant support from, and in collaboration with a range of other national and international bodies.
Scroll