opinion

A Bitter Pill: Fake Drugs and Global Health Security

There is an emerging discourse in the security field regarding health security and how issues within the realm of defense ...
features

Why Chlorine Gas has Returned in Syria and Iraq

At least 13 reported incidents of chlorine use occurred in Iraq in 2006-2007.  Now there are almost daily reports of chlorine ...
opinion

Improving CBRN Forensics Can Stop War Crimes

Investigating criminal acts involving chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) materials presents a number of unique challenges. A crime scene ...
reviews

Devils Alliance: Moscows Pact with Hitler

British historian Roger Moorhouse’s Devils’ Alliance is a historical study of the infamous and contentious Molotov-Ribbentrop Treaty, the brief alliance between Stalin ...
opinion

CBRN Robotics: Unmanned Recon and Decon Systems Needed

Throughout my 23 years of experience across the full spectrum of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) defense, I have ...
features

Time to Take Chemical Weapons More Seriously

Since the birth of the Chemical Corps back in World War I (then called the Chemical Warfare Service), chemical, biological, ...
opinion

It is Time to Retire Weapons of Mass Destruction

  The West has been using the terms WMD and “weapons of mass destruction” to describe an expanding list of ...
features

The Chemical Fingerprint of Assads War Crimes

On 21 August 2013, a chemical attack killed hundreds, possibly more than a thousand, in Ghouta, a district of Damascus. ...