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Title National strategy for countering biological threats [electronic resource].
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Security Council, 2009.


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Description 1 online resource ([iii], 23 p.)
Note Title from PDF title screen (viewed on December 9, 2009).
"November 2009."
Subject Bioterrorism -- United States -- Prevention.
Biological warfare -- Prevention.
Biological arms control.
Biological weapons.
Bioethics -- Political aspects -- United States.
Biological warfare (International law)
International relations and terrorism.
Terrorism risk communication.
Epidemics -- United States -- Prevention.
Public health -- United States.
National security -- United States.
United States -- Strategic aspects.
United States -- Defenses.
Contents Introd. -- Biological threat challenges -- The national strategy for countering biological threats -- Objectives of the strategy -- Implementation of the strategy -- Objective one: promote global health security -- Objective two: reinforce norms of safe and responsible conduct -- Objective three: obtain timely and accurate insight on current and emerging risks -- Objective four: take reasonable steps to reduce the potential for exploitation -- Objective five: expand our capability to prevent, attribute, and apprehend -- Objective six: communicate effectively with all stakeholders -- Objective seven: transform the international dialogue on biological threats -- Roles and responsibilities.
Other Author National Security Council (U.S.)
Other Title Strategy for countering biological threats.