Biosecurity Reconsidered: Calibrating Biological Threats and Responses

  title={Biosecurity Reconsidered: Calibrating Biological Threats and Responses},
  author={Gregory D Koblentz},
  journal={International Security},
  • G. Koblentz
  • Published 2010
  • Political Science
  • International Security
Advances in science and technology, the rise of globalization, the emergence of new diseases, and the changing nature of conflict have increased the risks posed by naturally occurring and man-made biological threats. A growing acceptance of a broader definition of security since the end of the Cold War has facilitated the rise of biosecurity issues on the international security agenda. Developing strategies to counter biological threats is complicated by the lack of agreement on the definition… Expand
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