to the Harvard Sussex Program in October 2006 from the University
of Calgary, where his graduate work at the Centre
for Military and Strategic Studies assessed the viability of
sub-state terrorist organizations employing chemical and biological
weapons (CBW) as opposed to conventional weapons as their primary
weapons systems. Completed in May 2006, his Masters thesis is entitled,
"Terrorism and Mass-casualty Weapons: The Choice of a New Generation?"
Under the supervision of Julian Perry Robinson and Daniel Feakes,
Robert is looking at connections between nuclear weapons technology
on the one hand and chemical and biological weapons on the other
- using Iraq and Great Britain as case studies - which are relevant
to the development of policy for their governance. The working title
of his DPhil project is "Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Weapons
Policy: A Comparative Analysis."