"This insightful study of the motivations and patterns of behavior of individuals and groups that have acquired or used chemical or biological weapons is long overdue. There is little doubt that modern society is vulnerable to such attacks, but to prepare for and respond to the threat we must understand who may threaten us." Senator Richard G. Lugar (R-Indiana)"Toxic Terror is a balanced and insightful assessment of the most serious threat facing the United States at the dawn of the twenty-first century." R. James Woolsey, former Director, Central Intelligence Agency
About the Author
The late Jonathan B. Tucker was a Senior Fellow at the Federation of American Scientists. He was the editor of Toxic Terror: Assessing Terrorist Use of Chemical and Biological Weapons
(MIT Press, 2000) and the author of Scourge: The Once and Future Threat of Smallpox
and War of Nerves: Chemical Warfare from World War I to Al-Qaeda.