Biological weapons of mass destruction (WP1416)

Podcast

We talk about how the BWC community govern biological weapons and ask if the policy makers are able to respond fast enough to scientific and technological change. Contributors: Ralf Trapp, International Disarmament Consultant, Chessenaz Jez Littlewood, Director, Canadian Centre of Intelligence and Security Studies; Assistant Professor, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA), Carleton University, […]

Pathogenic organisms used as a weapon of war (WP1342)

Podcast

We discuss how the public health issue is related to the biological weapons issue. We ask if the potential for biological weapons has increased and what we can do to prevent crimes associated with them. Contributors: Jez Littlewood, Assistant Professor, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA), Carleton University, Ottawa Amy Smithson, Senior Fellow, James […]

Chemical weapons (WP1256)

Podcast

What do we mean when we talk about chemical weapons, how do we deal with the removal and avoidance of them and how do we protect ourselves. We talk about the difference between chemical and biological weapons and discuss what happened in Syria. Contributor: Hamish De Bretton-Gordon, Chief Operating Officer, SecureBio, Porton Down, Salisbury Image:¬†Wikimedia […]