Archivio bibliografico e di documentazione – Corso Minacce Biologiche alla Sicurezza Nazionale

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Analisi delle minacce biologiche e ruolo dei servizi d’intelligence nelle attività di prevenzione e contrasto

Patrick F. Walsh, “Improving ‘FiveEyes’ health security intelligence capabilities: leadership and governance challenges”, Intelligence and National Security, Vol 35, Issue 4, Apr 2020 (Improving Five Eyes Health Security Intelligence Capabilities leadership and governance challenges, Patrick F Walsh).

AyeshaSikandar, Biologicalwarfare: A global security threat, ModernDiplomacy, May 5, 2021

Patrick Walsh, “The BiosecurityThreat Environment”,  in Intelligence, Biosecurity and Bioterrorism, Sep. 19, 2018, pp 21-57

YasminTadjdeh, “Justin: expert calls for pandemic preparednesseffortakin to 9/11 response”, National Defense, Aug. 18, 2021

Calder Walton, “U.S. intelligence, the coronavirus and the age of globalized challenges”, Aug 24, 2020

Anne Guland, “Engineered pandemic as big a threatasnuclearwar  reportwarns”, The Telegraph, June 2, 2021

John Drake, “WhatIsInfectiousDisease Intelligence And WhyItMatters”, Forbes, May 25, 2021

Eugenio Santagata, Andrea Melagari, “Epidemic Intelligence, ennesima sfida per i servizi segreti”, Analisi Difesa, 25 Maggio 2020

Erik Kleinsmith, “COVID-19 and BiologicalThreatsRequire a New Approach to National Security”, American MilitaryUniverse: EDGE, Jan 4, 2020

Gemma Bousher, “A health intelligence framework for pandemic responselessons from the UK experience of COVID-19”, Healt Security, Vol 18, N. 6, Dec 14, 2020

Filippa Lentzos, “How to protect the world from ultra-targetedbiologicalweapons”, Bulletin of The Atomic Scientists, Dec 7, 2020

Patrick F. Walsh, “Building a Better Pandemic and Health Security Intelligence Response in Australia”, Aug 24, 2020

Miriam Matthews, KatyaMigacheva, Ryan Andrew Brown, “Superspreaders of Malign and Subversive Information on Covid-19. Russian and ChineseEfforts Targeting the United States”, RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, 2021

John Schindler, “WhyWeNeed More Medical Intelligence, Stat”, Top Secret Umbra blog, Sept 20, 2021  –

Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), “FindingEngineeredLinkedIndicators,” July 23, 2021 –

Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), “FunctionalGenomics and ComputationalAssessment of Threats”

Natasha E. Bajema, William Beaver, Christine Parthemore, “Toward a Global PathogenEarly Warning System: Building on the Landscape of Biosurveillance Today,” The Council on Strategic Risks, 2021 –

Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, “Preparing for the Next Pandemic: A Scenario Exercise,” The Council on Strategic Risks, June 24, 2020

U.S. Government Accountability Office, “National Biodefense Strategy: Opportunities and Challenges with EarlyImplementation,” Statement of Chris P. Currie and Mary Denigan-Macauley, March 11, 2020

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, “Biodefense in the Age of SyntheticBiology”, Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2018

Dolores Derrington, “Artificial Intelligence for Health and Health Care”, The Mitre Corporation, Dec 2017 –

Willy A. Valdivia-Granda, “Known and UnknownTransboundaryInfectiousDiseasesasHybridThreats”, Frontiers in Public Health, July 14, 2021 –

Daniel M. Gerstein, “Can the Bioweapons Convention SurviveCrispr?”, The RAND Blog, July 29, 2016 –

Dr. Aaron Chia Eng Seng, “MASINT: the Intelligence of the Future”, DSTA Horizons, 2007

Jackson duPont, Dr. Yong-Bee Lim, Christine Parthemore, Dr. Alexander Titus, “Key U.S. Initiatives for AddressingBiologicalThreats. Part 4: The Department of State”, Council on Strategic Risk, Briefer N. 24, August 23, 2021

Joel O. Almosara, Lt. Col, “Biotechnology: GeneticallyEngineeredPathogens”, The Counterproliferation Papers, Future Warfare Series No. 53, USAF Counterproliferation Center, June 2010

Tony Cartalucci, “Confronting the Threat of EthnicBioweapons”, New Eastern Outlook, November 29, 2017

Marco Vismara, “Pandemia: forse che sia tutto solo un allegro preludio”, INFOSEC News, Nov 2021

Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense, “SavingSisyphus: Advanced Biodetection for the 21st Century”. Washington, DC: Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense, 2021 –


Christine Parthemore, Andy Weber, “Op-Ed: COVID-19 may be teaching the world a dangerouslesson: Diseases can be idealweapons”, Los Angeles Times, Nov 12, 2020

Patrick Walsh, “RethinkingBioterrorism Post COVID-19”, Global Network on Extremis & Technology, Oct 30, 2020

Barry Charles Ezell, Steven P. Bennett, Detlof von Winterfeldt, John Sokolowski, Andrew J, Collins, “Probabilistic Risk Analysis and Terrorism Risk”, Risk Analysis, Vol. 30, N. 4, 2010 –

INTERPOL, BioterrorismPreventionProgramme, October 2017

RuebenDass, “Emerging Chemical, Biological, Radiological and NuclearThreats from Europe’s Garage Extremists”, Terrorism Monitor Vol. 19, Issue 22,  Nov 2021, The Jamestown Foundation –

Programmi di guerra biologica della Cina

Kathryn Koonz, “Deepening the Cut: How China’sGeneticWarfareisAffecting International Relations”, OTH: Over The Horizon, May 26, 2020

Elsa B. Kania, Wilson Vorndick, “Weaponizing Biotech: How China’sMilitaryIsPreparing for a ‘New Domain of Warfare’”, Defense One, Aug 14, 2019

Elsa B. Kania, “Minds at War. China’sPursuit of MilitaryAdvantagethrough Cognitive Science and Biotechnology”, PRISM Vol. 3, N. 8, Jan 2020, NDU Press

Elsa B. Kania, Wilson VornDick, “China’sMilitary Biotech Frontier: CRISPR, Military-Civil Fusion, and the New Revolution in Military Affairs”, China Brief, Vol 19, Issue 18, October 2019

Vivek Verma, “An Assessment of China’sBiologicalWarfare Capabilities and Need for Global Approach to Bio-Security, Part 1”, USI: United Service Institution of India, Apr – June 2020 –

Il programma  di guerra biologica dell’Unione Sovietica e ipotesi su possibili programmi militari biologici nella Russia di oggi

Milton Leitenberg, Raymond A. Zilinskas, Jens H. Kuhn,  “The Soviet BiologicalWeapons Program: A History”,  (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012), in Center for International & Security Studies at Maryland, 2019 ( Allegato 2 – The Soviet Biological Weapons Program, M. Leitenberg e Allegato 3 – The Biological Weapons Program of the Soviet Union)

V.A. Kovtun, “The 27th Scientific Center celebratedits 45th Anniversary in 2019”, editorial (in Russian) (Allegato 1 – 27th Scientific Center Turns 45_NBC Bulletin_2019 EN)

Open Facto Team, “UNIT 68240, secretive Russian DARPA Intelligence Unit Linked with NavalnyKill Squad WasDoingExperiments With Ebola main Russian Research Lab”, Dec 21, 2020 in

Bellingcat, “FSB Team of Chemical WeaponExpertsImplicated in Alexey NavalnyNovichokPoisoning”, Dec 14, 2020 in

Bellingcat, “Russia’s Clandestine Chemical WeaponsProgramme and the GRU’s Unit 29155”, October 23, 2020 in



ElaheIzadi, Paul Farhi, “Bellingcat breaks stories that newsrooms envy – usingmethods newsrooms avoid”, Jan 9, 2021,  in The Washington Post

EURACTIV Bulgaria, “‘Bulgaria Connection’ investigated in Navalnypoisoning”, Aug 27, 2020 in

Milton Leitenberg, “False Allegations of Biological-Weapons Use from Putin’s Russia”, The Nonproliferation Review, Oct 12, 2021 ( Allegato 4 – Non Proliferation Review Supplemental material parte 2 e Allegato 5 – Non Proliferation Review_False allegations of biological weapons use from Putin s Russia, parte 1)


 Bio-rischi e cambiamento climatico

Dr. Malin Mobjörk, Eva Lövbrand, “Anthropocene (In)securities: Reflections on Collective Survival 50 Years After the Stockholm Conference”, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, 2021; seeChapter 6 by Simon Dalby

Carol Dumaine, “The Health of Nations in an Age of Global Risks”, Georgetown University Journal of International Affairs, Fall 2021

Eva Lövbrand, Malin Mobjörk, RickardSöder, “The Anthropocene and the GeopoliticalImagination: Re-writing Earth asPolitical Space,” Earth System Governance, Elsevier, vol. 4, June 2020

“The Last Time the Earth Warmed,” PBS Video on YouTube

Josh Kerbel, “US National Security Language is Stuck in the Cold War,” Slate magazine, October 5, 2021

“National Intelligence Estimate on ClimateChange and International Responses to US National Security through 2040,” National Intelligence Council, United States

Altre risorse e fonti bibliografiche

AAVV, “Threats, Risks and Vulnerabilitiesat the Intersection of Digital, Bio& Health”, June 17, 2021

Bernard, R., Bowsher, G., Milner, C., Boyle, P., Patel, P., & Sullivan, R. (2018). “Intelligence and global health: assessing the role of open source and social media intelligence analysis in infectiousdiseaseoutbreaks”. Journal of Public Health. doi:10.1007/s10389-018-0899-3

Bowsher, G., & Sullivan, R. (2021). “Whyweneed an intelligence-led approach to pandemics: supporting science and public health during COVID-19 and beyond”. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 114(1), 12-14

Bernard, R., Bowsher, G., Sullivan, R., & Gibson-Fall, F. (2021). “Disinformation and epidemics: Anticipating the nextphase of biowarfare”. Health security, 19(1), 3-12

Bowsher, G., McNamara, T., Bernard, R., & Sullivan, R. (2021). “Veterinary intelligence: integratingzoonoticthreatsinto global health security”. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 01410768211035355. doi:10.1177/01410768211035355

Goodman, M. S., Wilson, J. M., & Lentzos, F. (2021). Health Security Intelligence: Taylor & Francis

Levy, A. (2021) “After COVID: Global Pandemics and Canada’sBiosecurity Strategy”. CIGI

Walsh, P. F. (2018). “Intelligence, biosecurity and bioterrorism”: Springer

Walsh, P. F. “Evolvingchemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) terrorism”. National Security Intelligence and Ethics, Nov 2021, pp. 261-279

Walsh, P.F. (2020). “Intelligence Leadership and Governance: Building Effective Intelligence Communities in the 21st Century”, (1st ed.). Routledge.

Walsh, P. F. (2016). “ManagingEmerging Health Security ThreatsSince 9/11: The Role of Intelligence”. International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, 29(2), 341-367. doi:10.1080/08850607.2016.1121048

Walsh, P. F. (2011). “Intelligence and Intelligence Analysis”. Abingdon: UK: Routledge

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