Wouter Basson

Dr. wouter basson

Achtergronden en feiten rond het proces tegen de Zuid-Afrikaanse hartchirurg en militair dr. Wouter Basson, verdacht van medische experimenten op honderden zwarten ten behoeve van de ontwikkeling van chemische en bacteriologische wapens.

Project Coast

Project Coast was the codename for a covert programme, established by the South African apartheid government in 1981, to develop a range of chemical and biological agents intended for use against opponents of the regime within and outside the state. This book examines the history of the project, its...

Deadly Cultures

Gideon's Spies

Updated to incorporate new information on the London bombings, al Qaeda, the bird flu, and other recent events, a revealing and timely look at the world's most controversial espionage organization chronicles the daring, audacious, and sometimes destructive actions of the Mossad--Israel's super-secre...

Chemical And Biological Warfare

A thorough handbook covering the facts, history, and controversies surrounding our most controversial and misunderstood unconventional weapons. * Outstanding research aids include key Internet and published references and an index offering rapid access to entries on key figures, government agencies,...

A Hat A Kayak And Dreams Of Dar

In December 1965, in a smoke-filled hotel room in Morocco, South African journalist Terry Bell accepted a challenge: to paddle a kayak from London to Tangier. At the time, Terry and his wife Barbara were living as political exiles in London. By August 1967, they agreed it was time to get back to Afr...

Barriers To Bioweapons

In both the popular imagination and among lawmakers and national security experts, there exists the belief that with sufficient motivation and material resources, states or terrorist groups can produce bioweapons easily, cheaply, and successfully. In Barriers to Bioweapons, Sonia Ben Ouagrham-Gormle...

Truth & Reconciliation In South Africa

This series of articles by leading researchers, activists and government officials describes the response of government and other agencies to the unfinished business of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. It also reflects on the role of the media, art and cultural exponents who grappled with So...

A Rainbow In The Night

In 1652 a small group of Dutch farmers landed on the southernmost tip of Africa. Sent by the powerful Dutch India Company, their mission was simply to grow vegetables and supply ships rounding the cape. The colonists, however, were convinced by their strict Calvinist faith that they were among God's...

Dis-Eases Of Secrecy

"Dis-eases demonstrates how oppressive pasts can be engaged imaginatively rather than didactically. It is a seminal work for anyone committed to making 'post-apartheid' meaningful." - Verne Harris, Director: Archive and Dialogue, Nelson Mandela Foundation Between 1981 and 1995, a top-secret chemical...