Author Archives: Nikolas Rose

The Limits of Dual Use


This article is in Is Innovation China's Next Great Leap Forward?, Summer 2018


Distinguishing between military and civilian applications of scientific research and technology development has become increasingly difficult. A more nuanced framework is needed to guide research. Research and technologies designed to generate benefits for civilians that can also be used for military purposes are termed “dual use.” The concept of dual use frames and informs debates […]