Sources and Acknowledgements

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.

 Journals, papers

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.


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