Re: Anthrax addendum.

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Sun Oct 14 2001 - 04:27:07 MDT

On Sat, 13 Oct 2001, Alex F. Bokov wrote:

> If you were a terrorist, and you had several kilos of stolen Russian
> anthrax those mean FBI guys wouldn't let you load onto a crop duster,

We have zero evidence that they have Biopreparat stuff stockpiled.

> what would you do with it? Besides the rather lame and labor-intensive

Subway, rush hour. A small, portable machine operating in the tunnel
shortly before the station creating a cloud, and the arriving train
pushing it into the station. I would do tests with a fluroescent dye in
the right size first, though. You need >10 kparticles aspired, so after
the experiment the math is rather straightforward.

> approach of mailing it to various newspapers and television stations?
> Think carefully, the ass you save by predicting their next move may be
> your own.

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