The Next Phase: Bioterrorism?

Easily produced, germ weapons could wreak even greater chaos than suicide pilots in hijacked planes

As devastating as the World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks have been, a different kind of terrorist strike could be worse -- much worse. Try to picture tens of thousands, or millions, of Americans dead; commerce, even the routine delivery of food, paralyzed across the nation; and neighbor set against neighbor as society's institutions crumble.

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