Theodore A. Postol

Theodore A. Postol is Professor Emeritus of Science, Technology, and National Security Policy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).  He has also worked at Stanford University, as a technical and Policy Advisor to the Chief of Naval Operations, as an analyst on nuclear weapons systems for the Congress of the United States, and as a member of the science research staff at Argonne National Laboratory.  He has received awards from the American Physical Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility, The German Federation of Scientists, The Committee for the Republic, and the Federation of American Scientists.  He is also the recipient of the Joe A. Callaway Award for Civic Courage.

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INVESTIGATION: KHAN SHEIKHOUN

On April 4 2017 the release of toxic chemicals killed scores of people in the Northern Syrian city of Khan Sheikhoun: the OPCW attributed the deaths to the Syrian Air Force. Two investigator experts bring very different tools try to shed light on what happened that day, followed by a conversation between them.

Theodore Postol and Eliot Higgins.