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Chemical and biological weapons pose a threat to international security. Their possession and use is prohibited by international treaties, but some states continue to maintain covert programmes.
Our research on chemical and biological threats explores particular programmes of concern, as well as broader issues facing the Chemical Weapons Convention and the Biological Weapons Convention.
Lennie Phillips OBE
Senior Research Fellow, Chemical Weapons
Proliferation and Nuclear Policy
Professor Karl Roberts
Senior Fellow and Deputy Director of Terrorism and Conflict
Terrorism and Conflict
Professor David Crouch
Senior Associate Fellow - Specialist in chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) remediation processes