In Biohazard, Dr. Kenneth Alibek, born Kanatjan Alibekov in what is now the country of Kazakhstan, then simply another satrapy of the sprawling Union of Soviet. biohazard Ken Alibek Biological Warfare of world war two. Anthrax. Smallpox. Incurable and horrifying Ebola-related fevers. For two decades, while a fearful world prepared for nuclear winter, an elite team of.

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If you want to sleep at night, Not recommended. Note that the author is actually Ken Alibek, not Stephen Handelman Bioahzard chilling account biohzard how lucky we were not to have biological catastrophes in the US during the Biohaaard War. For this reason, I thoroughly enjoyed the book for the incredible amount of information it contained.

This book is unbelievable in its in-depth treatment of the cold-war Soviet biowarfare program. The author wrote this book as an autobiography and does a good job at maintaining an interesting and readable style.

The Nook version of it claimed to be published in March,but the author obviously finished this book inbased on his “predictions” for He tells stories that will make your skin crawl for days.

What you are about to read has never before been made public. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. There was no fiction – all non-fiction! I ended up loving this book!

Many of the scientists who worked with him have been lured away from low-paying Russian labs to rogue regimes and terrorist groups around the world. I urge those who thinks the Soviet’s involvement in biological weapons as fraudulent to read this book. This book is so disturbing and sinister that it’s easy to mistake it for fiction. Stephen Handelman is a columnist at Time.


In he defected to the Biohzzard States, has become an American citizen, and makes his living as a biodefense consultant, speaker, and entrepreneur.

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The book covers what happened in those labs during two decades. I picked this up looking to gain some knowledge about CBRN and gained a much better understanding of the weaponization of viruses and bacteria. Books by Ken Alibek. This book will open your eyes to the reality of the real world. This would be completely understandable assuming that he considers the US to be his new benefactors.

Oct 03, S. Read it Forward Read it first.

This was a very interesting but also scary first hand account of the political and scientific events in the Soviet Union that have had a great impact on the world today.

Incurable and horrifying Ebola-related fevers. As the Soviet Empire collapses around him, he is forced to rethink the diabolical program that he was so Biohazard was one of those books that you wished was fiction.

To view it, click here. Imagine a hot zone in which Ebola is being spliced—using the latest techniques of genetic engineering—with smallpox, the most infectious disease known to man.

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Virulent strains of deadly bacteria were created and harnessed using plasmids and other gene altering methods. Great book for those wanting to know a bit of what went on and how, on the development of bioweapons during the cold war.


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Nov 03, Fernando Blanco rated it really liked it. I’ve scanned in several photos from aibek book, which can be viewed by clicking on the thumbnail images below. And, of course, official denials of any biological weapons activities. Refresh and try again.

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Return to Book Page. Some times its better not to know! Much more captivating than I expected. I worked for a dozen years to develop defenses against a Soviet threat that was largely unknown.

It is definitely worth your time. Probably, one of the few non-fictions I’ve thoroughly enjoyed. To me this book was 3. Biohazard is scary for a reason – if we don’t learn from the past, we’re doomed to repeat it. As you read Dr. A family photo from his days working with tularemia. Nov 07, Lisa rated it really liked it. Modern biology is producing weapons that in qlibek power may exceed the hydrogen bomb. Sep 19, Yibbie rated it liked it Shelves: