Professor Kosal Discusses Syrian CW Use on CNN HLN

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Nunn School Assistant Professor Margaret E. Kosal was interviewed Saturday on CNN’s Headline News Network’s “Weekend Express” on the alleged chemical weapons use in Syria and the potential geopolitical implications.  Kosal made points about the role of US leadership in nonproliferation and the connections between technology and national security policy.

 

Video: Kosal Interviewed on CNN’s HLN

 

Working at the intersection of science and security, Kosal is among the foremost young experts on the weapons of mass destruction and the national security implications of emerging and dual-use technologies; such as nanotechnology, biotechnology, and the cognitive neurosciences. She earned a doctoral degree in Chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and has served previously in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), and as an advisor to the Chief of Staff of the US Army as part of his Strategic Studies Group(SSG). Her book Nanotechnology for Chemical and Biological Defense (Springer Academic Publishers, 2009) explores scenarios and strategies regarding the benefits and potential proliferation threats of nanotechnology and other emerging sciences for national security.

 

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Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

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