Dead Silence: Fear and Terror on the Anthrax Trail

Dead Silence: Fear and Terror on the Anthrax Trail

by Bob Coen, Eric Nadler


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Dead Silence—the first in-depth look into the new biological arms race—tells the inside story of the U.S. anthrax attacks and their connection to the existence of a frightening global germ warfare underworld.

Dead Silence follows a journalist and a private eye as they pursue leads that take them across four continents, inside classified labs in the U.S., and to an off-limits Russian military compound. In South Africa they track down “Doctor Death,” the apartheid army scientist who—using the expertise of his U.S. and U.K. intelligence contacts—worked on an array of germ weapons, including one targeting black people, a weapon that may be for sale on the black market today.

Their investigation intensifies to include the mysterious deaths of some of the world’s leading germ war scientists in the wake of 9/11, including that of Bruce Ivins—the man the tabloids called “Doctor Doom” and the FBI controversially insists is the lone perpetrator of the anthrax attacks.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781582435091
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
Publication date: 06/02/2009
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Chapter 1 The Ghost of Bruce Ivins 3

Chapter 2 Enter Stephen Dresch 43

Chapter 3 The Ghost of David Kelly 59

Chapter 4 The Ghost of Frank Olson 83

Chapter 5 The Ghosts of Sverdlovsk 103

Chapter 6 The Ghost of Vladimir Pasechnik 119

Chapter 7 The Ghosts of Africa 139

Chapter 8 The Ghost of Larry Ford 161

Chapter 9 The Ghost of Sunshine 185

Chapter 10 The Ghost of Stephen Dresch 219

Epilogue 225

Index 245

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