This Congressionally-mandated report identifies areas for further cooperation with Russia and other states of the former Soviet Union under the Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) program of the Department of Defense in the specific area of prevention of proliferation of biological weapons. The report reviews relevant U.S. government programs, and particularly the CTR program, and identifies approaches for overcoming obstacles to cooperation and for increasing the long-term impact of the program. It recommends strong support for continuation of the CTR program.National. Research. Council. Committee. on. Prevention. of. Proliferation. of. Biological. Weapons. Dr. David R. Franz, Chair David R. Franz is vice president of the Chemical and Biological Defense Division of the Midwest Research Institute. ... Former Soviet Biological Weapons Institutes, co- chair of the NRC Committee on Protecting Occupants of DOD Buildings from ... and is a member of the Secretary of Health and Human Services Advisory Council on Public Health Preparedness.
|Title||:||The Biological Threat Reduction Program of the Department of Defense:|
|Author||:||Office for Central Europe and Eurasia, Committee on Prevention of Proliferation of Biological Weapons, Development, Security, and Cooperation, Policy and Global Affairs, National Research Council|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 2007-10-10|