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A microbiologist checks a petri dish for a bacteria culture in the micro biological laboratory of the regional authorities for food security and consumer protection in the German state Thuringia in Erfurt, eastern Germany, on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2001. Final tests on powder found in a letter that touched off …

Report: North Korea Stockpiling Anthrax, Smallpox for Bioweapon Use

A new report from the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy School states that North Korea is building up its inventory of biological weapons, including weaponized strains of anthrax and smallpox designed to cause mass casualties in civilian populations.

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‘Fatty Monster U.S. Imperialists’: North Korea Celebrates Hate America Month

On Thursday, the North Korean government culminated the celebration of “Struggle Against US Imperialism Month” with a large stadium commemoration of the anniversary of the Korean War. In addition to propaganda significantly more belligerent than its usual fare and praise for communist leader Kim Il Sung and current dictator Kim Jong Un, the nation’s museums were teeming with individuals observing the holiday.

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Pentagon Says Lab in Britain Received Live Anthrax Samples

The Pentagon on Tuesday added Britain to the list of countries that received live anthrax samples from the U.S. military. Army Colonel Steve Warren, a Defense Department spokesman, said one lab in Britain and another in Massachusetts had been added