Episode 37 – Chemical Weapons and a Rules-Based Order

Guest: Dr. Jez Littlewood, Assistant Professor at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs with expertise in proliferation and counter-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, terrorism and counter-terrorism, international security, and intelligence.

About: In this episode, we explore the recent increase in chemical weapon attacks around the world and their impact on the rules based order of international affairs. What are the norms and conventions in place for the use of chemical weapons? What makes it different from other weapons of war? What are the consequences for states that decide to use them? Join Rasha as she discusses the special problem of the use of chemical weapons by state players with Dr. Littlewood.

Left to right: Dr. Littlewood, Mark Haichin and Rasha Al-Katta

 

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