Rueben Dass is a Research Analyst with the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His research interests include terrorism and counter-terrorism in Southeast Asia; Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) terrorism; and the use of technology and unconventional weapons by terrorist groups.
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