Chemical & biological weapons

    Syria and the Chemical Weapons Taboo

    By Michelle Bentley

    Paperback Save £0.94 = £16.05

    Focusing on the Syria crisis, this book challenges the arguments in favour of the chemical weapons taboo, demonstrating how it can exacerbate a conflict. -- .

    The Future of Biological Disarmament: Strengthening the Treaty Ban on Weapons

    By Nicholas A. Sims

    Paperback £32.17

    This book examines the politics of biological disarmament, focusing on the Biological Weapons Convention BWC as a treaty regime and the cornerstone of biological disarmament efforts. Biological weapons have long been banned, but the ban needs strengthening. The 1972 Biological Weapons Convention BWC is the cornerstone of this disarmament regime....

    Biosecurity: The Socio-Politics of Invasive Species and Infectious Diseases

    Paperback Save £0.84 = £32.15

    Biosecurity is the assessment and management of potentially dangerous infectious diseases, quarantined pests, invasive alien species, living modified organisms, and biological weapons. It is a holistic concept of direct relevance to the sustainability of agriculture, food safety, and the protection of human populations including bio-terrorism, the environment, and biodiversity. Biosecurity...

    A Poisonous Affair: America, Iraq, and the Gassing of Halabja

    By Joost R. Hiltermann

    Paperback £19.15

    This book examines how America stood by and allowed Saddam's Iraq to amass chemical weapons during the Iran-Iraq war.

    Biosecurity: Understanding, Assessing, and Preventing the Threat

    By Ryan Burnette

    Hardback Save £6.62 = £53.88

    This book defines the concepts of biosecurity, biosafety, and biosurety and shows how they relate to one another under the overall framework of biodefense.

    Pathogens for War: Biological Weapons, Canadian Life Scientists, and North American Biodefence

    By Donald H. Avery

    Paperback Save £1.44 = £24.55

    Pathogens for War explores how Canada and its allies have attempted to deal with the threat of germ warfare, one of the most fearful weapons of mass destruction, since the Second World War.

    Nuclear Weapons Counterproliferation: A New Grand Bargain

    By Jack Garvey

    Hardback Save £19.54 = £35.46

    This book proposes a new framework for achieving global nuclear security in the 21st century. Building on recent developments, such as the remarkable new capabilities of nuclear forensics, and legal and institutional evolution that can be made a turning point for counterproliferation capacity, it sets forth the critical basis to...

    Handbook of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agent Decontamination

    Hardback Save £57.54 = £92.46

    Providing a broad perspective on this complex topic, this book is a one-stop reference for researchers who want to appreciate the different aspects of chemical and biological agent decontamination, understand the technologies involved, as well as review the false starts and the promising areas for ongoing and future research.

    Soviet Biological Weapons Program

    By Raymond A. Zilinskas

    Hardback Save £8.78 = £36.17

    This is the first attempt to understand the broad scope of the USSR's offensive biological weapons research from its inception in the 1920s. Gorbachev tried to end the program, but the US and UK never obtained clear evidence he succeeded, raising the question whether the means for waging biological warfare...

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