Global Conference on Terrorism, Day 1
Dr. Alibek’s 55-minute speech was interrupted for 8 minutes by technical difficulties.
Experts talked about nuclear, biological, and chemical terrorism. Mr. Klein described the Department of Defense role in homeland security and… read more
Experts talked about nuclear, biological, and chemical terrorism. Mr. Klein described the Department of Defense role in homeland security and terrorism control as well as in the Iraqi situation. Dr. Alibek, who oversees research for the Center for Biodefense, talked about various kinds biological weapons and the possible defenses against them. He had defected from the Soviet Union several years ago, where he was an authority on biological weapons. Dr. Alibek answered questions from audience members.
Dr. Alibek’s 55-minute speech was interrupted for 8 minutes by technical difficulties. close
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Kenneth Alibek President Advanced Biosystems
William Chatfield Liaison U.S. Marine Corps->Counterintelligence
Dale E. Klein Assistant to the Secretary Department of Defense->Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Defense Programs
Herbert London President Hudson Institute
Michael Rosenberg Vice President E.J. Krause and Associates
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