The Cold War and its biased coverage in the press form the subject of this chapter, extending also to the Korean War, the Doctor's Plot
and the cosmopolitan campaign, which is identified as the only press-driven campaign.
Although too involved for discussion here, her provocative contention that the doctor's plot
was engineered by Khrushchev against Beria seems quite credible in view of the fact that at Stalin's death it was Beria who exposed the entire plot as hoax, thus ending the antisemitic violence in the country which bordered on mass hysteria.
The London Doctor's Plot
should be viewed as a significant threshold reached by Islamic terrorists in their goal to mount a biological attack, said David Wright, CEO of PharmAthene, a leading biodefense company that develops and commercializes biomedical products to counter chemical and biological weapons.