Danger Room: From Bug Drones to Disease Assassins, Super Weapons Rule U.S. War Game

24.08.12

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Sailors train for chemical and biological warfare. Photo: Navy

Sailors train for chemical and biological warfare. Photo: U.S. Navy

by DAVID AXE

CARLISLE, Pennsylvania — A rogue state is on the verge of developing a deadly biological weapon against which the rest of the world has no defense. Through its connections to extremist groups and smugglers, the regime could be planning to launch bio attacks on U.S. allies and interests.

With tensions mounting, a cabal of American military officers, intelligence agents, scientists, industry officials and theoreticians gather at a secure facility within the Defense Department’s oldest base. Their mission: to plot America’s response to the bio-weapon threat. The ideas — some good, some bad, a few downright horrifying — flow freely.

Read the rest at Danger Room.

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