We know the Hermit Kingdom has the capacity for biological warfare: Could North Korea’s biological weapons program be a threat to animal agriculture in the U.S. and allied nations? The simple answer is yes. The exact nature of that threat is not known publicly and likely never will be, since the U.S. scrupulously guards its intelligence sources and methods; telling the public what we know goes a long way toward telling our adversaries how we know. A recent Washington Post article, however, quoted testimony dating back to 2013 by a national security analyst with the RAND Corp., who warned North Korea was more likely to carry out an attack with biological weapons than with nuclear devices. The analyst, Bruce Bennett, went on to say the rogue nation has “…the ability to wage biological warfare with germs like anthrax, cholera, plague and smallpox…” READ MORE