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    Biological Threat Assessment

    The hearing was held on assessing the threat of biological terrorism. Tom Brokaw talked about the package containing anthrax that his assistant opened in 2001 and the cultural…

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    New American Strategies Conference

    Participants talked about new strategies for national security policy. Among the topics they addressed were improving intelligence information and methods, homeland security, and…

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    Bioterrorism Response Readiness

    The panelists talked about the preparedness of the United States to face a biological terrorist attack. Following prepared remarks, they responded to questions from the audience.

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    Weapons of Mass Destruction

    As part of a series of hearings on the reorganization of the federal government to improve U.S. domestic defenses, experts testified about protecting the U.S. from weapons of mass…

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    Terrorism Preparedness

    Secretary Thompson and others testified about the public health system’s readiness and ability to respond to a terrorist attack involving biological, chemical or nuclear…

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    International Bioterrorism Issues

    Undersecretary Bolton talked about the challenges of biological weapons and the threat of bioterrorism. He noted that President Bush’s anti-terrorism campaign includes the…

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    Federal Preparedness for Bioterrorism

    Witnesses testified about federal efforts to coordinate and prepare the United States for attacks by bioterrorists. Among the issues they addressed were recent exposures to anthrax in…

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