Lasrick writes: Great anecdote: " In 1998, President Bill Clinton read a novel about biological warfare that deeply disturbed him. In fact, the story reportedly kept him up all night. It’s one of the reasons that Clinton became personally invested in protecting the United States from bioterrorism threats." Article goes on to describe the two trajectories of bioweapons threats, and puts them both in perspective. A must-read for anyone, like Bill Clinton, who's ever spent a sleepless night after reading one of the many bioterrorism novels Link to Original Source
Gosh that takes me back... or is it forward? That's the trouble with
time travel, you never can tell."
-- Doctor Who, "Androids of Tara"