Charles P. Blair

Charles P. Blair is a Washington, DC-based university instructor, researcher, and writer specializing in terrorism and the history, technical underpinnings, and potential futures of weapons of mass destruction (WMD). As a visiting student in Moscow in 1985, Blair witnessed the final years of the Cold War and since then has worked on issues relating to globalization and the concomitant diffusion and diversification of WMD in the context of the rise of mass-casualty terrorism incidents. In addition to teaching graduate-level classes on terrorism and the technology of WMD at Johns Hopkins University and George Mason University, Blair is a columnist for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.