Select one biological agent. Define the agent and explain how it affects humans. Then, select a Foreign Terrorist Organization and explain why this group might employ the weapon you’ve selected. Think about our various transportation systems, places people gather, etc- how/where might the group employ the agent? What is the desired effect? To accomplish this assignment, you must understand the goal of the terrorist group you’ve selected, and how the use of a biological weapon would further their agenda.
Remember to post your original contribution (of at least 300 words) to the discussion forum by Thursday, 11:55 PM. Post (at least) two substantive responses to your peers by Sunday, 11:55 PM. Remember to proofread/edit your posts.
Take a look at the following video, which depicts FBI Director Robert Mueller, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, and National Counterterrorism Center Director Michael Leiter testified on current terrorist threats to the U.S., including the biological threat.