General Charles Ronald Llewelyn Guthrie, Baron Guthrie of Craigiebank, GCB, LVO, OBE, DL became Assistant Chief of the General Staff in 1987 and in 1989 General Officer Commanding 1st British Corps. In 1992 he took command of the British Army of the Rhine and in 1997 became Chief of the General Staff.
Said Lord Guthrie: "The United Kingdom needs to wake up to the threat of bioterrorism, which is far more serious than defense experts realize, and a national strategy to counter bioterrorism needs to be developed."
"A biological attack is likely to be far more devastating than the 9/11 attacks and can cause significantly far more deaths than the number of people who were killed in the Twin Towers attack in New York City," said the Lord Guthrie. He went on to say that, "It is sobering to remember that far more people were killed by Spanish Flu immediately after World War I than hostilities during the war."
Lord Guthrie is an independent member of the House of Lords. He was created a life peer as Baron Guthrie of Craigiebank, of Craigiebank in the City of Dundee, after retiring as Chief of the Defense Staff. He is a director on the board of Colt Defense LLC and Peter Hambro Mining. Lord Guthrie is also the president of several charities, including Action Medical Research, Army Benevolent Fund, Federation of London Youth Clubs and the Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Association.
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