Lecturer in political science at l’Université catholique de l’Ouest and member of État et Recherche de la Paix (SERP)
The US has positioned itself as the leading powerhouse in augmented armies attempting to make soldiers with no physical, physiological, or cognitive limitations more performant.
The exoskeleton is not the only option being considered for the military with motorisation of the lower body is being considered, for example.
Pharmacology also comes into play with psychostimulants or anxiolytics to reduce stress.
However, these increases are not without risks and can have psychological, physical and above all ethical consequences.
Marina Julienne graduated in Literature (University of Paris IV) and Political Science (University of Paris I). Initially a journalist in editorial content (Zélig press agency, Infomatin daily newspaper, Eureka monthly), she has worked as a freelancer for Science et Vie, La Recherche, Sciences actualités (Cité desciences), Terre Sauvage, Le Monde Science and Médecine. She is also the author and director of several documentaries, particularly in the field of education, for France-Télévision and Arte.