International Security & Foreign Policy

Ellen Carlin and Asha George

Grant Year: 2015


Ellen Carlin and Asha George will convene the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense, co-chaired by former cabinet members and former senators and representatives, to identify options to improve the preparedness of the United States to respond to biological and chemical weapon attacks. The panel will examine the nature of the threat and identify capabilities for prevention and protection, surveillance and detection, and response and recovery. It will also develop a set of actions to improve near-term preparedness. The project’s findings will appear in a report.

Hudson Institute International Security & Foreign Policy

$80,000