In reaction to a request from the U.S. Congress, this e-book examines how the original event and vast features of the dept of protection (DOD) may be prolonged to minimize the specter of bioterrorism inside of constructing international locations open air the previous Soviet Union (FSU). in past times 12 years, DOD has invested $800 million in decreasing the chance from bioterrorism with roots within the states of the FSU. The program's accomplishments are many fold. the danger of bioterrorism in different international locations is simply too nice for DOD to not be one of the leaders in addressing threats past the FSU.

Taking into consideration attainable sensitivities a few U.S. army presence, DOD may still interact governments in approximately ten constructing international locations open air the FSU in organic probability aid courses in the course of the subsequent 5 years. each time attainable, DOD should still companion with different organisations that experience good verified humanitarian reputations within the nations of curiosity. for instance, the U.S. organisation for foreign improvement, the facilities for affliction regulate and Prevention, and the area wellbeing and fitness association may be regarded as capability partners.

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