By Ken Alibek

ISBN-10: 0375502319

ISBN-13: 9780375502316

ISBN-10: 0385334966

ISBN-13: 9780385334969

think a sizzling sector within which Ebola is being spliced—using the newest suggestions of genetic engineering—with smallpox, the main infectious sickness recognized to guy. Now think that cocktail is intended for you.
        
For fifty years, whereas the area stood in terror of a nuclear battle, Russian scientists hidden in seriously guarded mystery towns subtle and stockpiled a brand new form of weapon of mass destruction—an invisible weapon that will strike in silence and will no longer be traced. it is going to go away millions useless in its wake and may proceed to unfold devastation lengthy after its unencumber. The scientists have been bioweaponeers, operating to excellent the instruments of a organic Armageddon. They known as it their ny undertaking. It was once the deadliest and darkest mystery of the chilly war.
        
What you're approximately to learn hasn't ever prior to been made public. Ken Alibek begun his occupation as a physician desirous to shop lives and ended up operating the Soviet organic guns program—a mystery army empire masquerading as a pharmaceutical corporation. At its height, this system hired sixty thousand humans at over 100 amenities. Seven reserve mobilization vegetation have been on everlasting standby, able to produce hundreds of thousands of a whole bunch plague, anthrax, smallpox, and Venezuelan equine encephalitis, to call just a couple of of the poisonous brokers bred in Soviet labs. nearly each executive ministry was once implicated, together with the Academy of Sciences and the KGB.
        
Biohazard is a terrifying, fast moving account of exams and leaks, injuries and mess ups within the labs, KGB threats and assassinations. The ebook is filled with revelations—evidence of biowarfare courses in Cuba and India, genuine deployments at Stalingrad and in Afghanistan, experiments with mood-altering brokers, a contingency plan to assault significant American towns, and the real tale in the back of the mysterious anthrax outbreak in Sverdlovsk. yet past those is a twisted global of lies and mirrors, and the riveting parable of the best perversion of technology in history.
        
No one understands the particular features of organic guns greater than Dr. Alibek. some of the scientists who labored with him were lured clear of low-paying Russian labs to rogue regimes and terrorist teams around the globe. In our lifetime, we'll probably see a terrorist assault utilizing organic guns on an American urban. Biohazard tells us—in chilling detail—what to count on and what we will do. now not considering the fact that Arthur Koestler’s Darkness at Noon has there been the sort of book—a document from contained in the stomach of the beast.

Praise for Biohazard
 
“Harrowing . . . richly descriptive . . . [an] soaking up account.”The big apple occasions booklet Review
 
“Remarkable . . . terrifying revelations . . . [Ken Alibek’s] total message is missed at nice nationwide peril.”—Newsday
 
“Read and be amazed. . . . a huge and engaging investigate a terrifying international of which we have been blissfully unaware.”—Robin cook dinner, writer of Contagion

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