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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 in the course of the usa Postal carrier. Bacillus anthracis is the bacterium that explanations the lethal anthrax affliction. those letters killed 5 humans and seventeen others shriveled the anthrax affliction. brokers from the Federal Bureau of research (FBI) and the us 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 protracted. such a lot govt businesses were profoundly impacted as a result 2001 anthrax mailing.

This brief e-book displays the author’s first hand stories with the anthrax assaults of 2001 (the Amerithrax case). over the last twelve years, the writer has labored in this case from 3 separate and enormously assorted positions; every one supplying a distinct piece to this vast puzzle. the 1st 4 chapters of this e-book illustrate the author’s interactions with this research from 3 special 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 chronic public questions. The final chapters offer an summary of the us government’s courses constructed based on the anthrax mailings.

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