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dc.contributor.advisorFernandez, Lauren
dc.contributor.authorStevens, Wendy L.
dc.dateSep-13
dc.date.accessioned2013-11-20T23:36:31Z
dc.date.available2013-11-20T23:36:31Z
dc.date.issued2013-09
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10945/37724
dc.descriptionCHDS State/Localen_US
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this thesis is to examine ways to prevent the terrorist use of a biological weapon of mass destruction. Intelligence sources from around the globe report that terrorist groups are developing the capability and the intention to deliver biological weapons of mass destruction. Four coalitions of governments were studied to examine stated health security policies and reported outcome of a large biological threat incident of H1N1 global pandemic influenza of 20092010. This thesis presented the results and proposed methods to enhance intergovernmental connectivity and information sharing to prevent a biological threat.en_US
dc.description.urihttp://archive.org/details/intergovernmenta1094537724
dc.publisherMonterey California. Naval Postgraduate Schoolen_US
dc.rightsCopyright is reserved by the copyright owner.en_US
dc.titleIntergovernmental unity of effort in support of biological threat preventionen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.secondreaderWollman, Lauren
dc.contributor.departmentNational Security Affairs
dc.subject.authorbiological weapon of mass destructionen_US
dc.subject.authorU.S. Tribal Nationsen_US
dc.subject.authorH1N1en_US
dc.subject.authorglobal pandemic influenzaen_US
dc.subject.authorhealth security policiesen_US
dc.subject.authorGlobal Health Security Initiative (GHSI)en_US
dc.subject.authormedical intelligenceen_US
dc.description.serviceCivilian, U.S. Department of Homeland Securityen_US
etd.thesisdegree.nameMaster Of Arts In Security Studies (Homeland Security And Defense)en_US
etd.thesisdegree.levelMastersen_US
etd.thesisdegree.disciplineSecurity Studies (Homeland Security And Defense)en_US
etd.thesisdegree.grantorNaval Postgraduate Schoolen_US


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