Monthly Archives: September 2010

Oral and Written Statements to Senate Hearing

Oral Statement September 29, 2010 Colonel Randall Larsen, USAF (Ret) U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations Labor/Health and Human Services/Education Subcommittee The chairman, you asked that I provide an assessment on the threat of bioterrorism. Let me be clear, bioterrorism is … Continue reading

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Global Screening for Human Viral Pathogens

Dr. Norman G. Anderson’s comments on Dr. Michael Montague’s post of August 30: Global Screening for Human Viral Pathogens has been described in detail in a CDC publication Briefly the procedure includes nationwide routine collection of both normal and diagnostic … Continue reading

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Authority and Strategy – The Legal Foundation for Successful Emergency Response

Bob Ross was part of the initial cadre of homeland security strategists who was producing superb analyses and commentaries on the subject long before 9/11. More than a decade later, he continues to add valuable insights to the debate. The … Continue reading

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Assessing the Terrorist Threat: It’s deju vu, all over again

In July 2000, Dr. Ruth David and I hosted a homeland security conference at Wye River. Three senior FBI officials repeatedly told us to stop worrying about large-scale terrorists attacks on the US homeland. They told us terrorism is about … Continue reading

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