The accidental release from a military testing facility was proof positive that the Soviet Union had ignored the ban. And Iraq actually owned up to having produced 19,000 litres of concentrated botulinum toxin. Not ones to skimp: 19,000 litres is three times the quantity required to eradicated the world's population.
Their rationale is easy to understand ... it doesn't take a rocket scientist. The balance of global power shifts when a state has the technology to kill human beings on a scale far in excess of nuclear, chemical or conventional weapons.
The Biocide Conspiracy by Ann Massey is based on the hypothesis that the space agencies of the International Space Station's partnership are pursuing top secret research into the offensive use of BW on the station in secure conditions that are not available in ground-based laboratories.
Secretly leaked toAmazon,
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The Biocide Conspiracy, a Young Adult thriller that sweeps readers into the world of biowarfare. Sample or purchase; http://www.amazon.com/dp/1456503367