Alaska National Guard responds to simulated terrorist threat

Monday, Apr 1, 2013 @ 8:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Federal, state and local agencies responded to a series of simulated biological and chemical threats last week as part of an Alaska National Guard exercise in Sitka, Alaska.
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U.S. warns North Korea to stop isolationist actions

Monday, Apr 1, 2013 @ 8:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The White House responded to recent threats by North Korea by saying the country should stop its bellicose rhetoric, which serves to isolate the nation from the rest of the world.
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Professor researches vaccine for possible biological weapon

Monday, Apr 1, 2013 @ 9:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Francisella tularensis
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Kehler tasked with combating WMDs

Monday, Apr 1, 2013 @ 9:48am by BioPrepWatch Reports

C. Robert Kehler
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Rebels reportedly take key Syrian city

Monday, Apr 1, 2013 @ 10:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Syrian opposition took control of the city of Dael in southern Syria on Friday, according to rebel fighters, a significant victory in a city that lies on a strategic highway near Jordan's border.
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Iran could have nuclear weapon by July

Monday, Apr 1, 2013 @ 10:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Iran could have the capabilities for developing a nuclear weapon by July, according to a report on Friday by unnamed security sources.
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B3 Solutions awarded placement on U.S. government contract

Monday, Apr 1, 2013 @ 11:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

B3 Solutions, LLC., was recently awarded placement on the U.S. government Acquisition Domain of the Omnibus Program Engineering and Technical Support contract.
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No changes in North Korea's military posture seen

Monday, Apr 1, 2013 @ 11:49am by BioPrepWatch Reports

B-2 bomber
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U.N. chemical weapons probe begins preparatory work in Syria

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013 @ 8:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The newly-appointed leader of the U.N. investigation into allegations of chemical weapons use in Syria said last week that the preparations for the probe have begun.
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Kane relays plans for chemical weapons probe to Syria

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013 @ 8:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

U.N. High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Angela Kane conveyed a letter to the Syrian government on Thursday with the modalities for cooperation required to conduct an investigation into allegations of chemical weapon use.
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Senators Feinstein and Rubio to head Senate National Security Working Group

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013 @ 9:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Marco Rubio
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Kerry: U.S. will not accept North Korea as a nuclear state

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013 @ 9:50am by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Kerry
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Limage discusses how ISN contributes to nonproliferation

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013 @ 10:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Simon Limage
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DoD: Inspector General will have full access to classified info

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013 @ 10:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Defense issued a new instruction on Friday to reinforce a policy that the DoD's Office of Inspector General is to have full access to all records.
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Budget cuts endanger military readiness

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013 @ 11:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

As the government continues to make cuts in the budget, the pentagon comptroller recently told members of the financial community that unless sequestration is stopped soon, military readiness would suffer.
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Israeli tanks fire into Syria

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013 @ 11:47am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Israeli tanks fired into Syria on Tuesday in response to shots that were fired from the Syrian side at an Israeli Army jeep in Golan Heights, according to the Israeli military.
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U.N. General Assembly approves treaty to regulate global arms trade

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013 @ 8:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.N. General Assembly approved a global arms trade treaty on Tuesday by a count of 154 to three with 23 countries abstaining from the vote.
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U.S. responds to passage of Arms Trade Treaty

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013 @ 8:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Kerry
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Ground-breaking technology quickly detects biothreats

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013 @ 9:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories are working on a medical device that will be able to quickly detect numerous biothreat agents, including anthrax, ricin, botulinum, shiga and SEB toxin.
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DoD's Rosenblum discusses homeland defense strategy

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013 @ 9:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Todd M. Rosenblum, the Department of Defense's top homeland defense official, said the DoD applied hard lessons it had learned when creating new homeland defense and civil support strategies.
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