abandonment, social structures of, 28
abortion clinic attacks, 214n11
Abrupt Climate Change Scenario (Schwartz
and Randall), 101– 4
Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse, 130
accidents, deaths from, 162– 63
Ackerman, T. P., 95– 96; “Nuclear Winter,”
92– 94
Advocate, 221n24
aff ects, feelings, and emotions: of the
national security state, 17– 22, 24– 25,
201– 2, 214n8; of secrecy, 138– 44, 141– 42
Af ghan i stan, 3– 4, 134, 198
Aid, Matthew, 213n2
Air Force, 137
airport policing/carry- on items, 25, 73,
218n25
Albright, Madeleine, 171, 172, 174– 75
Al Qaeda, 24, 33– 34, 187, 194, 197– 98, 205,
207
Alvarez, Luis, 93
Alzheimer’s disease, 162
American Civil Liberties Union, 130
American media, anthrax mailed to. See
anthrax letters
American Society of Civil Engineers, 28, 200
Amerithrax, 149, 189– 91, 230n45
Anders, William, 92
anthrax: hoaxes involving, 229n44; re-
search on, 158, 160, 225n12, 229– 30n44;
as wmd, 177, 177– 78, 228n34
anthrax letters (2001), 146– 50; Amer-
ithrax, fbi investigation of, 149, 189– 91,
230n45; biosecurity infrastructure
following, 43; casualties from, 148, 148,
226n16; fear following, 10– 11, 147, 149;
federal system disrupted by, 147– 48;
Powell on, 148, 148– 49; source of, 41,
146– 47, 190– 91; targets of, 146– 47, 147;
and wmds, 149– 51. See also biosecurity
Antiballistic Missile Treaty, 221n1
anticipation, 9, 126, 165, 193, 195
antinuclear movement, 77, 91, 168, 217n19
Apollo program, 91, 92, 158, 221n25
arc of instability, 186– 87, 188
Arkin, William, 13, 133– 34
Armageddon (Bay), 69, 70, 71, 217n23
arms race, 15, 45, 47, 79, 217n20
arms trade, 198
Armstrong, Melanie, 168
Ashcroft , John, 190
assassination missions, 187– 89, 197– 98, 204
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