Almuntaser Albalawi is a nuclear engineer and political scientist by training. He works as a doctoral researcher in the International Security Department at the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF). He is also a project member of the Chemical and Biological Weapons Network (CBWNet) for reinforcing global norms. Previously, he headed the CBRN Threat Office at the Royal Scientific Society, where he worked on nuclear security projects in the Middle East. The views expressed are the author’s own and do not represent the views of any other entity.