Prospect of Biological and Nuclear Terrorism in Central Asia and Russia : Foreign Fighters, the ISIS

This book discusses the danger of nuclear and biological terrorism and the strategies of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia based extremist and jihadist groups to purchase fissile material in black market or steal it from a military or civilian facility and then use that material to construct an improvised nuclear device.

Vij Books
  • Pages: 342
  • 9789389620658 • HARDBACK • Aug 2020 • Rs.1450
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author details

Musa Khan Jalalzai is a journalist and research scholar. He has written extensively on Afghanistan, terrorism, nuclear and biological terrorism, human trafficking, drug trafficking, and intelligence research and analysis. He was an Executive Editor of the Daily Outlook Afghanistan from 2005-2011, and a permanent contributor in Pakistan's daily The Post, Daily Times, and The Nation, Weekly the Nation, (London). However, in 2004, US Library of Congress in its report for South Asia mentioned him as the biggest and prolific writer. He received Masters in English literature, Diploma in Geospatial Intelligence, University of Maryland, Washington DC, certificate in Surveillance Law from the University of Stanford, USA, and a diploma in Counterterrorism from Pennsylvania State University, California, the United States.

Chapter 1 The Threat of Nuclear Jihad in Central Asia and Russia
Chapter 2 The Prospect of Bioterrorism: The Threat of Pathogen, Biting Insects and Dirty Bomb
Chapter 3 Nuclear Jihad in Central Asia and Russia: Foreign Fighters, the ISIS, Chechens Extremists, Katibat-i-Imam Bukhari Group, Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan and the Al Nusra Front 75
Chapter 4 ISIS in Pakistan: A Critical Analysis of Factors and Implications of ISIS Recruitments and Concept of Jihad-Bil-Nikah
Chapter 5 Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Terrorism in Central Asia and Russia: AlQaeda, the ISIS Affiliated Groups and Security of Sensitive Biological Weapons Facilities
Chapter 6 The Current State of Bioterrorist Attack Surveillance and Preparedness in the US
Chapter 7 Biothreats and Bacterial Warfare Agents
Chapter 8 Bioterrorism: An Emerging Global Health Threat
Chapter 9 Biologic, Chemical, and Radiation Terrorism Review
Chapter 10 Assessing Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Threats to the Food Supply-Chain
Chapter 11 Preventing Nuclear War: A Professional Responsibility for Physicians
Notes to Chapters