Biological Weapons Allegations: A Russian Propaganda Tool to Negatively Implicate the United States

  title={Biological Weapons Allegations: A Russian Propaganda Tool to Negatively Implicate the United States},
  author={Roger Roffey and Anna-Karin Tunemalm},
  journal={The Journal of Slavic Military Studies},
  pages={521 - 542}
ABSTRACT In recent years, biological weapons issues have repeatedly been raised by Russian officials and state-controlled media. Considering that biological weapons development and the use thereof are banned by international law, to insinuate that another state is engaged in activities with offensive signatures is politically sensitive. What are the underlying motives for raising these issues? Is Russia using anti-American propaganda in the biosecurity arena as a tool to discredit the United… 
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