By Vahid Majidi

within the fall of 2001, almost immediately after the September 11 terrorists assaults, 5 envelopes full of the pathogen Bacillus anthracis have been despatched throughout the usa Postal carrier. Bacillus anthracis is the bacterium that explanations the lethal anthrax disorder. those letters killed 5 humans and seventeen others gotten smaller the anthrax disorder. brokers from the Federal Bureau of research (FBI) and the USA Postal Inspection carrier shaped a job strength and, for the subsequent 8 years, they investigated this crime. the implications of this assault are a long way achieving and chronic. so much executive corporations were profoundly impacted end result of the 2001 anthrax mailing.

This brief e-book displays the author’s first hand reports with the anthrax assaults of 2001 (the Amerithrax case). during the last twelve years, the writer has labored in this case from 3 separate and tremendously diversified positions; every one delivering a different piece to this enormous puzzle. the 1st 4 chapters of this publication illustrate the author’s interactions with this research from 3 specific views. Chapters 5 via ten offer key information about the Amerithrax case in regards to the investigative, intelligence, forensic, and attribution components. Chapters 11 and twelve, describe the FBI’s missteps and carrying on with power public questions. The final chapters offer an outline of the us government’s courses constructed based on the anthrax mailings.

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