is the founder of Crossbow Analytics LLC, a firm specializing in analysis of CBW issues. Now retired from the federal government, he worked on chemical and biological weapons issues for several US intelligence agencies beginning in the early 1990s. From 2008 to 2010, Cross was the deputy national intelligence officer for weapons of mass destruction and proliferation responsible for biological weapons issues. He is the author of Dirty War: Rhodesia and Chemical Biological Warfare, 1975–1980. Statements in this article represent the author’s personal views and do not represent the position of any US government agency.