Security and Transhuman Futures….

Security and Transhuman Futures….

In this piece, Tom Hobson (PhD Candidate in International Security, University of Bath) reflects on the ethical and political implications of imagined trans-human futures, facilitated by technological advances. Such work goes beyond a narrower range of security concerns which have so far preoccupied states and civil-society working in arms control forums. What follows is a … Continue reading

Bio-inspired weapons

Bio-inspired weapons

In recent weeks, I have been reflecting on the relationship between the specific international prohibition covering toxins and disease – and the idea of biologically inspired weapon systems (which generally speaking are not prohibited under international law). Such relationships are not unconsidered- indeed a 2010 report from the Center for Technology and National Security Policy … Continue reading