Ukraine: Preparing for Putin’s CBRN

Ukraine: Preparing for Putin’s CBRN

As the war in Ukraine continued through spring following the Russian invasion, for the first time since World War II the use of CBRN weapons in Europe came closer to terrifying reality. David Oliver assesses Russia’s ongoing CBRN threats to Ukraine. Russia’s BW...
Russia: upping the ante on NBC

Russia: upping the ante on NBC

CNBW Deputy Editor David Oliver analyses Russia’s NBC training and preparation prior to the invasion of Ukraine. Four days after Russia invaded Ukraine, US officials said that Russian President Putin could employ chemical or biological weapons against Ukrainian forces...
Exercise Arctic Eagle-Patriot

Exercise Arctic Eagle-Patriot

Between 22 February and 9 March 2022, during which time Russia invaded Ukraine, hundreds of US Guard, Canadian military forces and civilian first responders, responded to a simulated large-scale natural disaster during Exercise Arctic Eagle-Patriot 22 (AEP22). More...
Stay SAFE

Stay SAFE

Interview: David Oliver speaks to Andrea D’Angelo, President of SAFE. CBNW:  Can you provide a history of SAFE and how it became involved countering CBRN risks? AD: SAFE (Security and Freedom for Europe) is a not-for-profit Foundation aiming at promoting high-impact...