I promised to include on this website a complete bibliography of sources consulted in the writing of The Messenger. Here it is:
Alibek, Ken, with Stephen Handelman – Biohazard: The Chilling True Story of the Largest Covert Biological Weapons Program in the World – Told from the Inside by the Man Who Ran It, Random House, New York, 1999
Bass, Elizabeth, Ruth – Bioterrorism
Boyle, Francis A. – Destroying World Order
—– – Biowarfare and Terrorism, Clarity Press, Atlanta, 2005.
Davis, Jim A. and Barry R. Schneider eds. – The Gathering Biological Warfare Storm, Praeger, Westport, Connecticut, 2004
Davis, Joyce M. – Martyrs: Innocence, Vengeance and Despair in the Middle East, Palgrave, Basingstoke, 2003.
Frist, Bill – When Every Moment Counts
Gambetta, Diego ed. – Making Sense of Suicide Missions, Oxford U. Press, 2005
Goffman, Erving – Stigma: Notes on the Management of Spoiled Identity, Touchstone New York, 1986.
Grey, Michael – The Bioterrorism Sourcebook
Hafez, Mohammed M. – Suicide Bombers in Iraq: The Strategy and Ideology of Martyrdom, United States Institute of Peace Press, Washington, D.C., 2007
Kepel, Gilles – Jihad: The Trail of Political Islam, I.B. Tauris, London, 2004.
Khosrokhavar, Farhad, trans. by David Macey– Suicide Bombers: Allah’s New Martyrs, Pluto Press, London, 2004
Klein, Aaron – Schmoozing With Terrorists: From Hollywood to the Holy Land, Jihadists Reveal Their Global Plans – to a Jew!, WND Books, Los Angeles, 2007
Klotz, Lynn C. – Breeding Bio Insecurity
Laqueur, Walter – Terrorism, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1977.
LoCicero, Alice, and Samuel J. Sinclair – Creating Young Martyrs: Conditions that Make Dying in a Terrorist Attack Seem Like a Good Idea, Praeger Security International, Westport, 2008.
Lifton, Robert Jay – Destroying the World in Order to Save It, Metropolitan, New York, 1999.
Luna, J.J. – How to be Invisible
Miller, Judith, Stephen Engleberg, and William Broad – Germs: Biological Weapons and America’s Secret War, Simon & Schuster, New York, 2001.
Novick, Richard and Seth Shulman – “New Forms of Biological Warfare?” in Preventing a Biological Arms Race, Susan Wright, ed.
Pankau, Edmund – Hide Your Assets and Disappear
Pilch, Richard – Encyclopedia of Bioterrorism Defense
Preston, Richard – The Cobra Event, Random House, New York, 1997.
Razzaque, Dr. Russell – Human Being to Human Bomb: Inside the Mind of a Terrorist, Icon Books, Cambridge, 2008.
Sageman, Marc – Understanding Terror Networks, U. of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 2004.
“Uncle Fester” – Silent Death (how-to manual for production of bio-agents)
Wilson, B. – Cover Your Tracks Without Changing your Identity
Wright, Robin – The Sacred Rage, Simon and Shuster, New York, 1985.
Hassan, Nasra (?) – “an arsenal of believers” – The New Yorker, 19 November, 2001
Koblentz, Gregory – “Pathogens as Weapons: The International Security Implications of Biological Warfare” 28, International Security 84 111 2004.
Pape, R. – “The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism,” American Political Science Review, vol 97, No. 3, August 2003.
Pilch, Richard – “Smallpox: The Disease versus the Vaccine.” Center for Non-Proliferation Studies, Monterey Institute of International Studies, 3 February, 2003
Preston, Richard – “The bioweaponeers,” New Yorker, March 9, 1998, pp 52 – 65.