News | Aug. 18, 2023

2023 Biodefense Posture Review

Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction

In his National Security Strategy, President Biden made clear that we are at an inflection point, with the United States entering a decisive decade amid a rapidly-changing security environment. In the National Biodefense Strategy and Implementation Plan, the Biden-Harris Administration laid out a vision of a world free from catastrophic biological incidents, setting forth "bold outcomes" for countering biological threats, enhancing pandemic preparedness, and achieving global health security. In support of this strategic direction, the Department of Defense (DoD) must be prepared to operate in a biological threat environment and to support the national biodefense enterprise, at home and abroad. Click here to read more →