Brad Roberts is a member of the research staff at the Institute for Defense Analyses in Alexandria, Virginia, with expertise on the proliferation and control of weapons of mass destruction. IDA provides studies and analyses to the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the joint military staff. Dr. Roberts also serves as an adjunct professor at George Washington University, as chairman of the research advisory council of the Chemical and Biological Arms Control Institute, and as a consultant to Los Alamos National Laboratories.
He is also a member of the board of directors of the United States Committee of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP) and cochairs its task force on confidence and security building measures.
He has a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University, a master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a doctorate from Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
His recent publications include:
· With Shen Dingli, “The Nuclear Equation in Asia,” in Burkhard Schmitt, ed., Future of Nuclear Deterrence (Paris: Western European Union, forthcoming).
· With Robert Manning and Ronald Montaperto, China, Nuclear Weapons, and Arms Control: A Preliminary Assessment (New York: Council on Foreign Relations, 2000).
· “Nuclear Multipolarity and Stability,” IDA (November 2000).
· “Asymmetric Conflict 2010,” IDA (November 2000).
· “The Road Ahead for Arms Control,” Washington Quarterly (Spring 2000).
· Editor, Hype or Reality: The “New Terrorism” and Mass Casualty Attacks (Alexandria, Va.: CBACI, 2000).
· “Biological Weapons Proliferation in Asia” (IDA 1998).
· “Multilateralism and Security in East Asia” (IDA 1998).
· Weapons Proliferation and World Order After the Cold War (Boston: Kluwer Press, 1996)