The Plague Makers: The Secret World of Biological Warfare - Softcover
As chief executive of News International, Rupert Murdoch controls a global media empire which boasts some of the major players in newspapers, television, publishing and the movie business. In the English-speaking world, and increasingly in untapped but potentially lucrative markets such as China, he wields an influence as political kingmaker second to none.
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"A readable and well-researched account, from a skilled science writer, of what one day might befall large numbers of us."
The Times Literary Supplement
."..even more relevant than it was in past editions..."
Bookwatch, December 2002
."..offers a gripping outline of 'public health in reverse' and how close societies have come to unleashing biomedical havoc on each other."
The Tampa Tribune, 9/24/02
A science writer (who happens to be married to a defence analyst) discusses the growing threat of biological weapons, friendly nations' BW programs as well as Iraq's, defences, and progress toward international regulation through the BW Convention.
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