Strengthening Global Security From Biothreats: A discussion with Dr. Barry Kellman

Policy roundtable event report By Katherine Prizeman   (L-R): GSI President Jonathan Granoff, Dr. Barry Kellman and Dr. W. Pal Sidhu       On April 15, 2010, the Global Security Institute and the EastWest Institute co-sponsored a policy roundtable for diplomats, NGOs, and private sector associates on strengthening the global regime to combat biological […]

Heeding the warning of bioterrorism

  The Hill by Barry Kellman January 25, 2010   The warning is clear:  Bioterrorism is a serious danger to the United States, says the Report Card Grading Government on Protecting the United States, released Tuesday by the congressionally-mandated commission charged with assessing threats of weapons of mass destruction.  We are unprepared for a catastrophic […]

Biological weapons hazards

LA Times LTE by Barry Kellman December 16, 2009   Characterizing the Obama administration’s decision to not support international monitoring of the Biological Weapons Convention as “ducking the issue” manifests a serious misunderstanding of how to reduce biological weapons threats.   MORE…

Stepping into the Biopolicy Breach

The Hillby Barry Kellman, BSG Member December 15, 2009 The Commission on Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism identified two existential threats: nuclear and biological weapons. Bioweapons are easier to make and could be used repeatedly to inflict widespread terror and death. There is a 50-50 chance of a bio-attack against the U.S. by 2013. […]

Strengthening Global Security From Biothreats: A discussion with Dr. Barry Kellman

Policy roundtable event report  By Katherine Prizeman April 15, 2010   (L-R): GSI President Jonathan Granoff, Dr. Barry Kellman and Dr. W. Pal Sidhu       On April 15, 2010, the Global Security Institute and the EastWest Institute co-sponsored a policy roundtable for diplomats, NGOs, and private sector associates on strengthening the global regime […]

Event Report: A discussion with Dr. Barry Kellman

Strengthening Global Security From Biothreats: A discussion with Dr. Barry Kellman Policy roundtable event report By Katherine Prizeman   (L-R): GSI President Jonathan Granoff, Dr. Barry Kellman and Dr. W. Pal Sidhu       On April 15, 2010, the Global Security Institute and the EastWest Institute co-sponsored a policy roundtable for diplomats, NGOs, and […]

BSG Invitation: Congressional Briefing on Obama’s Anti-bioweapons strategy

The Bipartisan Security Group Invites you to a Congressional briefing: “Analyzing the Obama Administration’s New Anti-Bioweapons Strategy”with Professor Barry Kellman Thursday, December 17 10:30 AM- 12 PM Rayburn House Building 2200 For more information, contact BSG Program Associate Kevin Davis: (202) 543-0799   BSG member Dr. Barry Kellman   Biography Barry Kellman is a Professor […]

Disease as a Weapon

September 29, 2009   In this excerpt from his keynote presentation at the World Future Society’s 2009 conference, bioviolence expert (and BSG Member) Barry Kellman warns about the prospects of turning pathogens into weapons.