A potential explanation for the high silicon content of the anthrax spores used in the 2001 attacks is that they were grown in a large fermenter using an antifoam agent containing silica. If true, this would make it unlikely that Bruce Ivins acted alone, since he did not have access to a large fermenter.
|By: Jim White Sunday March 21, 2010 6:56 am|
|By: emptywheel Tuesday March 16, 2010 6:59 am|
Bloomberg is reporting that Office of Management and Budget head Peter Orszag has told the intelligence committees Obama will veto the intelligence authorization because–among other reasons–it calls for re-examining the FBI’s conspiracy theory-as-investigation summary finding that Bruce Ivins acted alone.
|By: Jim White Saturday February 20, 2010 11:30 am|
Friday afternoon, the FBI released a number of documents in closing the case dubbed “Amerithrax”. Substantial flaws still remain in the FBI’s explanation of the technical analysis on which they concluded that Bruce Ivins was the sole perpetrator of the anthrax attacks of 2001.
|By: emptywheel Sunday November 1, 2009 5:00 pm|
Robert Mueller is still hiding the truth about the anthrax investigation.