Monthly Archives: June 2010

Senators Graham & Talent: “Intelligence Matters”

On April 21, 2010 the chair and vice chair of the Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism, Senators Bob Graham (D-FL) and Jim Talent (R-MO), testified before the House Homeland Security Committee on the … Continue reading

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WMD: (Not) An Acronym for Nuclear

Last month I spoke to a biosecurity/biodefense group at the American Association for the Advancement of Science here in Washington DC. I began with this declaration: “We live in a town where many of our senior leaders think WMD is … Continue reading

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Who Will Be the Thad Allen for a Bio Response?

Despite the horrendous scale of the Deep Water Horizon oil disaster, America is indeed fortunate to have Admiral Thad Allen at the helm as the National Incident Commander. His decades of service in the U.S Coast Guard provide him the … Continue reading

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