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Nonproliferation activities, events, and announcements involving the CNS center, staff, and programs.
 

CNS Staff in the News

Interviews, quotes, and references to CNS staff in various news media.

2013

Missing Nuclear Material May Pose Attack Threat: IAEA
EMP: The Biggest Unaddressed Threat to the Grid
Rohani Once Approved of Hiding Iran Atomic Work
North Korea Could Open Nuclear Reactor In Months: Report
North Korean Diplomat Blames United States for Tensions but Calls for Peace Talks
Two-Decade-Old Pledge Complicates South Korean Nuclear Goals
How Iran's Next President Sees the Country's Nuclear Program
South Korea Faces Opportunities, Challenges to Reactor Exports: Paper
Audio Interview
Yousaf Butt on Re-setting US Diplomatic Approach Regarding Iran
South Korea Advised to Focus on Expanding Nuclear Exports
Nuclear Winter of Our Discontent
US Missile Defense Still Plagued by Technical Doubts
Nuclear Security Treaties Bill Clears House; Senate Prospects Unclear
Yousaf Butt on Re-setting US Diplomatic Approach Regarding Iran
Assad: Syria Transition Talks Are Internal Matter
Russia Says It Will Keep Selling Missiles to Syria
How Obama's 'Global Zero' Push Could Encourage Countries to Keep Their Nukes
North Korea Nuke Arsenal Seen as Matter of When, Not If
A History of WMDs
Are Those North Korean Long-Range Missiles For Real?
Egypt Stages Walkout Over Failure to Convene Mideast WMD Summit
Syrian Rebels Call on World to Put Words to Action
U.S. Institute for Peace Awards $119,000 Grant to Support Project Co-Directed by MIIS Professor Avner Cohen
Audio Interview
How Chemical Weapons Could Change Strategy for Syria
Local, Foreign High School Students Come Together in Monterey to Talk Nuclear Disarmament
US Intel Treads Careful in Assessing North Korea Nukes
Suspect Denies Mailing Poisoned Letter to Obama
US Ricin Attacks Are More Scary than Harmful
Evidence of Syrian Chemical Weapons Use Reported
North Korea's Nuclear Capability Doubted by Skeptical Experts
North Korea Needs More Tests for Nuclear Missile US Expert
APNewsBreak: Diplomats: Iran Ups Nuke Technology
Arab States Renew Call for WMD Talks, But May Drop Boycott Threat
North Korean Motives, Strategy Remain Mysteries
Can Antimissile Tech Protect the US?
Syrian Militant Group Unites with Al-Qaida in Iraq
North Korea Belligerence Looms Ominously over Iran Nuclear Talks
North Korea Nuclear Threats: How Worried Should We Be?
UN Nuke Chief Concerned About Iran
Arsenal Adjustment
Interview
A Q&A on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis with Prof. Yousaf Butt
Nuclear Waste A Growing Headache for South Korea
Audio Interview
Yousaf Butt on Iran, Mary Bottari on Fix the Debt
U.S. Boosts Defense from North Korea
House Panel Votes to Adopt Nuclear Security Pacts
Audio Interview
New US Aid for Syria Still a Disappointment for Some Rebels
Kerry Confronts Clashing Interests in Syria, Iran and Russia
Audio Interview
Miles Pomper Interview with South Korean Show "This Morning"
Sanctions Bite, But Iran Shows No Signs of Budging
Audio Interview
Setting the Agenda in Asia and What's Happened on America's East Coast.
Iran Maneuvers for Upper Hand Ahead of Nuclear Talks
Arab League Threatens Nonproliferation Event Boycott
Diplomats: Iran Starts Upgrade Of Nuclear Site
Iran's Nuclear-Technology Gains Suggest Sanctions Are Backfiring
Tough UN Action Vowed After North Korean Nuclear Test
South Korea's Nuclear Goals Pose Issue for US
Are We Overreacting to the Threat of a Nuclear Iran?
Book Review
Book Cover The Soviet Biological Weapons Program
Iran Says It Will Speed Up Nuclear Program
Focus on Base Divides Iran Watchers
How to Prevent Nuclear Power Plant Terrorism: UN Disarmament Conference in Shizuoka [Japanese]
Spent Fuel Management Is Global Challenge [Japanese]
Israel May Feel Need to Strike Syria Again
Video Interview
US Expert Questions Japan's Nuclear Fuel Cycle
Saudi Nuclear Intentions Concern Canada, Notes Show
Exclusive: Secret State Department cable: Chemical weapons used in Syria
U.S. May Land Key Asian Nuclear Trade Deals in 2013
Wording Tucked Into Fiscal Cliff Law Eases Nukes Certification Provision
Rethinking the Unthinkable
Experts debate North Korea's missile goals and capability

2012

Audio Interview
What North Korea's Rocket Launch Tells Us About Iran's Role
Intelligence on Syrian troops readying chemical weapons for use prompted Obama's warning
U.N. agency expects deal soon on Iran nuclear probe
UN, International envoys renew efforts to engage Iran on nuclear program
Iranian Bomb Graph Appears Adapted from One on Internet
Audio Interview
What US foreign policy should be in the Middle East
Syria's chemical weapons pose a grave dilemma
U.S. Anxiously Shaping Contingency Options for Syrian Chemical Arsenal
Syria: first state with WMDs to topple?
Fears grow for fate of Syria's chemical weapons
Audio Interview
Next Steps in Preventing Nuclear Terrorism
Outside Publications
U.S., Russia Clash Over Mideast WMD Talks Delay
Outside Publications
From Sudan to cyber, secret war with Iran heats up
Video Interview
Syrian opposition groups form united front
Outside Publications
Hezbollah under fire, but Lebanon hold is tight
Outside Publications
Syria war puts anti-US alliance on the defensive
Beirut: Echoes Of 1983 Marine Barracks Bombing In Hassan Attack
Audio Interview
Who was behind the car bomb attack in Beirut?
Exclusive: U.S. Rushes to Stop Syria from Expanding Chemical Weapon Stockpile
German Publication
Al-Qaida in Syrien Unheilige Allianzen
Audio Interview
Russia No Longer Wants U.S. Aid To Secure Nukes
Paul Ryan says the Obama administration 'watered down sanctions' against Iran
Bibi's red line raises more questions than it answers
Despite Duel at U.N., Israel and Iran May Talk Nukes by Year's End
Amid Dim Prospects for Mideast WMD Summit, Some Hopes Glimmer
How to Help Iran Build a Bomb
Report criticizes U.S. missile-defense system
Why you can't just bomb Syria's WMD into oblivion
[In German] "Sehen Scheitern des Zionismus"
Obama HEU Reduction Proposal Insufficient, Health Care Providers Say
What about Israel's nuclear weapons?
U.N. nuclear watchdog creates task force to monitor defiant Iran
Envisioning a post-Assad Syria as civil war grinds on
Audio Interview
The Conflict in Lebanon
Syrian Chem Weapons Seen at Risk as Nation Splinters
Audio Interview
IAEA Suspicious Of Iran's Parchin Military Base
Lebanon's growing Syria crisis
Suggestion Russia May Limit HEU Use Prompts Cautious U.S. Response
Audio Interview
Encoding Geopolitics: Virus Infects Banks In Lebanon
Virus Seeking Bank Data Is Tied to Attack on Iran
Book details Soviet plans to wage germ warfare with lethal 'designer' strains
Video Interview
The defection of Syria's prime minister
The problem with Netanyahu's judgment, when it comes to WMD
US general asks cut in nuclear stockpile
Audio Interview
Search for rebels' identity
No imminent threat of a nuclear-armed Iran, experts say
Assad Has Many Generals to Fight Syrian Rebels
Al Qaeda is seeking to manipulate tensions in the Middle East to its own advantage, warn experts
[In Korean] Miles Pomper quoted on prospects for US-ROK nuclear agreement negotiations
Video Interview
Fears Mount Over Assad's Stockpiles of Chemical Weapons
Syria's Ballistic Missile Arsenal Looms As Assad Regime Buckles
Audio Interview
Concern about chemical weapon stockpile in Syria
Video Interview
Chemical Weapons in Syria
Audio Interview
Al-Qaeda in Syria
Syria's Chemical Weapons: A Perfect Storm?
U.S. Proposes Bigger Medicare Payouts to Avoid Bomb-Grade Uranium
Syria's chemical weapons: How secure are they?
NNSA Considers Clarifying Statement on Russian Isotope Commitment
West avoiding action in Syria, blaming Russia
Syrian civil war spills over into Lebanon
PONI Debates the Issues: Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons in Europe
Iran Swears It's Building Nuke Subs
Arms race in Syria: US and Russia trade accusations as killing spirals
Become a nuclear superpower... in ten steps
House Panel Clears Bill to Adopt Nuclear Security Pacts
Study: Government Low-Balls Cost of Nuclear Fleet
Israel's Deployment of Nuclear Missiles on Subs from Germany
Could Al Qaeda be infiltrating the Syrian uprising?
Kodak had secret nuclear reactor
The Syria Crisis: Is al-Qaeda Intervening in the Conflict?
Did you know? Kodak Park had a nuclear reactor
Suicide attacks in Syria add wild card element
Experts say even if North Korea performs 3rd nuke test, a useable weapon may still be far off
North Korea's Performance Anxiety
Congress Wants Broken Laser to Zap North Korea's Broken Missiles
New North Korean Missile Is Called Into Question
Iran Considers Halting Nuclear Expansion to Avert EU Oil Ban
Suspected Sale by China Stirs Concern at White House
Miles Pomper was quoted on the Korean Nuclear Industry
Miles Pomper was quoted on U.S.-Russian disputes over missile defense
North Korea rocket failure may ease world's nuclear fear
ICBM Coalition Of Rural Senators Fights Nuclear Weapons Cuts
Jeffery Lewis was quoted regarding North Korea's Rocket Testing
Miles Pomper was quoted regarding assessment/overview of Nuclear Security Summit
U.S. deal with europeans limits risk of illicit nuclear bombs
Sommet de Séoul: quelle sécurité pour le matériel fissile?
Medvedev, Obama fire back at critics over missile comments
BBC Newshour on the Nuclear Security Summit
Seoul set on revisiting enrichment deal with US
Canada Pressured Over Bomb-Grade Uranium for Medical Use
Obama sees progress toward securing loose nukes
World Leaders Vow to Secure Loose Nuclear Material by 2014
Japan goes off script at nuclear summit to slam North Korea
Nuclèaire: la Chine hausse le ton contre la Corèe du Nord
Obama Appeal to China to Restrain North Korea
On-Set Expert Interview
Experts urge leaders to think globally about nuclear security
Seoul Nuclear Security Summit to chart course to prevent nuclear terrorism
Syrian uprising raises fears over chemical weapons
Seoul Nuclear Security Symposium Gives Preview Of Next Week's Summit
Koreans Shrug at Nuke Terror, Bin Laden, Threats
Nuclear security push slowing down, analysts say
Islamists seek influence in Syria uprising
Harper targeted over Nordion's bomb-grade uranium deal with Russia
Fierce fighting in Damascus signals rebels remain unbowed
Skeptics doubt U.S. can be certain about Iran's nuclear progress
Legislative Quagmire Grips Nuclear Security Pacts in U.S.
One year later, will Fukushima evacuees ever return home?
What About Israel's Nukes?
Possible nuclear weapons cuts worry Republican lawmakers
Interview
Syria's Divided Opposition
U.N. sees spike in Iran's uranium production
Interview
Leonard S. Spector on the Future Status of Syrian Chemical Weapons
Why the world isn't intervening in Syria
How Syria's Assad plans to survive
Getting to Zero
Nuclear New Math
Strike talk keeps Israel's Iran options open
[in Russian] Elena Sokova quoted by Deutsche Welle
Jeffrey Lewis was quoted by Nature
[in Russian] Nikolai Sokov quoted by Kommersant
LANL posts 'banner year'
Preventing a Nuclear Iran, Peacefully
Interview
[in Russian] Dr. Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress on Fukushima and its implications
Mass protests in Syrian city as monitors arrive
OPINION: N. Korean provocations possible, but should not be over-interpreted
Security situation to remain vulnerable in 2012

2011

A FISST-ful of danger: Chalk River keeps wary eye on deadly radioactive stockpile
Audio Interview
S Korea, US negotiate new uranium reprocessing deal
Avner Cohen: Israel's Iran dilemma
Will the United States really spend $700 billion in the next decade on nuclear weapons programs?
Despite Downed U.S. Drone Claims, Iran War Talk May Be Overblown
U.S. Watching Syrian Chemical Arms Amid Fear of Attack, Diversion
MIIS student transforms nuclear intelligence
South Korea and U.S. Differ on Nuclear Enrichment
Clinton Moves to Inject New Urgency into Bioweapon Concerns at Geneva Event
The Real Lesson of Iraq
Worldview: What not to do about Iran
Iran spurns UN Mideast nuclear forum
Armenia resists calls to close nuclear plant
Western allies running out of options to stop Iran nuke program
Iran nuclear report: IAEA claims Tehran working on advanced warhead
IAEA report: World stares at Iran-Israel conflict
Engaging Iran's nuclear peril
No Smoking Gun in the IAEA Report on Iran: Media Hype for Ratcheting up Pressure
To Save Our Economy, Ditch Taiwan
Interview
West mulls new sanctions on Iran
Pentagon weighs cuts to nuclear arsenal
Turkey's Russian nuclear reactor: is it safe?
Engineer: Suspected Syrian Nuke Site Is Textiles
Fukushima scare prompts look at 'criticality' criteria
Supercomputers offer tools for nuclear testing — and solving nuclear mysteries
Iran nuclear report: IAEA claims Tehran working on advanced warhead
Cost of Nuclear Weapons Program in Dispute
Behind anti-Iran rhetoric, fears of nuclear gains
That Secret Nuclear Facility in Syria? It's a Textile Factory
Experts Divided on Impact to U.S. of Russia, China Nuke Modernization
Finland to Host Meeting on WMD-Free Mideast
Radiation in Tokyo not from Fukushima
Interview
Window for strike on Iran nuke facilities growing slimmer
Interview
Will pressure on Syria have to bypass the UN? (Part 1) | Part 2
US eyes Syrian opposition
Interview
Bilal Y. Saab on Syria's Uprising
Six months into Syria's uprising, anti-regime protesters show few signs of throwing in the towel, despite the crackdown.
Global Zero: Obama's Distant Goal of a Nuclear-Free World
Syrian uprising showing signs of armed rebellion
US official: Program aimed at Libyan scientists
How did North Korea nearly put itself out of the missile business? It was just too good at selling
Scientist: N. Korea Likely to Test Nukes Again
Siegfried Hecker's recent lecture at the VCDNP office was covered by the Associated Press.
Secret Bid to Arm Qaddafi Sheds Light on Tensions in China Government
Stephanie Lieggi was quoted in the New York Times.
U.S., Israel Monitor Suspected Syrian WMD
Intelligence Services Allege Significant Stockpiles of Gases, Missiles at Military Bases Could Be Targets Amid Unrest
Forecasting Proliferation
Michael Krepon posted an abridged version of his book review of Forecasting Nuclear Proliferation in the 21st Century (2010) by William Potter and Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova in ArmsControlWonk.com.
Why Did Japan Surrender?
Ward Wilson and CNS are mentioned in the Boston Globe.
40% of Missiles in Developing World Came from North Korea
Joshua Pollack's report in the July issue of The Nonproliferation Review, "Ballistic Trajectory: The Evolution of North Korea's Ballistic Missile Market," receives South Korean press coverage:
Turkey calls for implementation of global non-proliferation regime
Jessica Varnum was quoted by SETimes.
Audio Interview
Syria Faces Criticism over "Secret Nuclear Reactor"
Leonard S. Spector was quoted on National Public Radio's Morning Edition.
European Union to Tackle Middle East WMD Issue at July Meeting
William Potter and Dr. Patricia Lewis were quoted by NationalJournal.
Audio Interview
Attack On Pakistani Base Renews Nuclear Qualms
Sharad Joshi was quoted on National Public Radio.
Audio Interview
Miles Pomper on Minimizing HEU
Miles Pomper was interviewed on Korean radio station tbs eFM regarding the importance of minimizing highly enriched uranium.
After a Year, Scant Progress Toward Conference on Mideast WMD-Free Zone
William Potter and Chen Kane were quoted by the Global Security Newswire.
View article [Image: William C. Potter] President Obama wants US to ratify Treaty of Rarotonga
William Potter was quoted by the ABC Radio Australia on the subject of the South Pacific Nuclear Weapon Free Zone.
Death won't end terror: Locals assess impact of bin Laden
William Potter was quoted by the Monterey County Herald.
Watch video [ Image: Sharad Joshi ]
Video Interview
Enduring Partnerships: is corruption now Afghanistan's main battlefield?
Sharad Joshi was interviewed by NATO Review on corruption in Afghanistan.
View article [ Image: Miles Pomper ] Interview [In Japanese] Information disclose to the world is the most important
Miles Pomper was interviewed by Nikkei on Fukushima.
After the Nuclear Posture Review: Obama's disarming influence
The Nonproliferation Review was quoted by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
Press Release
Earthquake Damages Nuclear Reactors in Japan - CNS Experts Available for Comment
View story [Image: IAEA General Director Yukiya Amano;  CNS Director William Potter; Minister for European and International Affairs of Austria Michael Spindelegger; MIIS President Sunder Ramaswamy; Executive Secretary of the CTBTO Tibor Tóth] New Disarmament and Nonproliferation Centre Launched In Austrian Capital
The Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation will be managed by the Monterey Institute of International Studies and is located close to Vienna's United Nations complex.
View article [ Image: Elena Sokova ] Cables Document Attempts to Smuggle Nuclear, Radiological Materials
Elena Sokova was quoted in the Global Security Newswire.
View article [ Image: Stephanie Lieggi ] Taipei leaves dual-use doubt
Stephanie Lieggi was quoted in Asia Times.
View article [ Image: Stephen I. Schwartz ] A Curious Tale of Uranium Bricks
Stephen I. Schwartz was quoted in Arms Control Wonk.
View article [Image: Leonard S. Spector]
Audio Interview
No Panic At Lack Of Progress In Iran Nuclear Talks
Leonard Spector was interviewed on All Things Considered.
View article [Image: William C. Potter] Did Moscow really promise Egypt a nuclear bomb?
William C. Potter was quoted in Foreign Policy.

2010

Treaty Battle May Presage Key GOP Senator's National Security Role
Jeffrey Lewis was quoted in the Global Security Newswire.
Interview
North Korea-Iran Nuclear Cooperation
Jeffrey Lewis was interviewed on the Council on Foreign Relations web site.
With help from billionaire Warren Buffett, U.N. sets up nuclear fuel 'bank'
Lawrence Scheinman was quoted in the Washington Post.
View article [Image: Leonard S. Spector]
Audio Interview
World Powers, Iran Discuss Nuclear Issues
Leonard Spector was interviewed on All Things Considered.
White House Escalates Showdown with Kyl over New START Agreement
Jeffrey Lewis was quoted in the Global Security Newswire.
How the U.S. Snoops on Russian Nukes From Space
Jeffrey Lewis and Stephen Schwartz were quoted in Wired.
Jessica Varnum to contribute to ArmsControlWonk.com
Jeffrey Lewis welcomes Jessica Varnum as a contributor to the blog.
CNS Experts Quoted on National Public Radio and in the Boston Globe
Leonard Spector was interviewed on All Things Considered regarding highly-enriched nuclear material storage in Aktau, Kazakhstan.
Nikolai Sokov was quoted in Boston Globe on the prospects for New START ratification.
Book Review
Military Affairs / Breaking the Taboo
Avner Cohen's new book, The Worst-Kept Secret: Israel's Bargain With the Bomb, was reviewed by Bruce Riedel in Haaretz.com.
Nuclear Bomb Material Found For Sale on Georgia Black Market
Elena Sokova was quoted by the Guardian.
Is an Existential Crisis Behind a Spate of Nuclear Blunders?
Jeffrey Lewis and Stephen Schwartz were quoted by the Associated Press.
Book Review
Clear and Present Danger
Avner Cohen's new book, The Worst-Kept Secret: Israel's Bargain With the Bomb, was reviewed in Haaretz.com.
NATO Seen Likely to Delay Nuke Pullback Decision
Jeffrey Lewis and Miles Pomper are quoted in the Global Security Newswire, on how the NATO Strategic Concept can and should address tactical nuclear weapons in Europe.
Watch Video [Image: Miles Pomper]
Video
President Chavez's Deal to Acquire Russian Nuclear Reactors [In Spanish]
Miles Pomper, was interviewed on "Foro Interamericano" on VOA-TV.
U.S. Experts: Pyroprocessing Is Not the Solution [In Korean]
Miles Pomper, was quoted in Yonhap News Agency.
Book Review
Why Israel Should Declare Itself a Nuclear Power
Avner Cohen's new book, The Worst-Kept Secret: Israel's Bargain With the Bomb, was reviewed in Newsweek.
Book Review
Vague, Opaque and Ambiguous: Israel's Hush-Hush Nuclear Policy
Avner Cohen's new book, The Worst-Kept Secret: Israel's Bargain With the Bomb, was reviewed in The New York Times.
VOANews.com covers NPR Briefing Event [in Georgian]
Coverage of the CNS event, "Organized Crime and the Trafficking of Radiological Materials: The Case of Georgia", with Alexander Kupatadze of George Washington University, by Georgian news site VOANews.com.
US-Vietnam nuclear deal has experts divided
Miles Pomper, was quoted in Deutche Welle.
Moscow and Washington Could Cooperate on Missile Defense [In Russian]
CNS Director, William Potter, was quoted extensively on ratification of New START in Nezavisimaya Gazeta.
Turning Russian Nukes into U.S. Energy
CNS Director, William Potter, was quoted in Time Magazine.
Nuclear Licensing Process Raises Proliferation Concerns
Miles Pomper was quoted in The Washington Independent.
U.S. Wary of South Korea's Plan to Reuse Nuclear Fuel
Miles Pomper was quoted in The New York Times.
Audio Interview
Touching On Israel's Nuclear Secrets
Avner Cohen interviewed on National Public Radio's All Things Considered regarding about the well-known "secret" program. Originally aired on July 6.
Pakistan and China Move Closer in Nuclear Embrace
Jing-dong Yuan was quoted by Reuters.
It Seems Like Old Times: Change of Tune or Same Old Song?
Avner Cohen was quoted in the blog Tehranbureau.
189 Nations Reaffirm Goal of Ban on Nuclear Weapons
William C. Potter was quoted in The New York Times.
At nuclear conference, U.S. expects little, gains little
Miles Pomper was quoted in The Washington Post.
Israel assails resolution on nuke weapons as 'flawed'
Avner Cohen was quoted in The Washington Times.
A responsible nuclear power?
Avner Cohen was quoted in The Guardian.
Avner Cohen on Israel and South Africa
Avner Cohen was quoted in ArmsControlWonk.com.
South African official doubts Israeli nuclear arms sale offer
Avner Cohen was quoted in News That Matters.
Israel's Policy of Nuclear 'Ambiguity' Comes Under Fire
Avner Cohen was quoted at length in The Jerusalem Post.
Discussion | CNS in the News
View article [Image: Jonathan B. Tucker] Dr. Jonathan B. Tucker featured on the Science Channel
Dr. Jonathan B. Tucker joined a discussion with other experts on the Science Channel's Creating Synthetic Life: Your Questions Answered.
View article [Image: William C. Potter]
CNS in the News
A Surprising Consensus on Nuclear Nonproliferation
William C. Potter was quoted in TIME Magazine.
View article [Image: William C. Potter] Nuclear Nonproliferation Conference Faces Possible Collapse on Final Day
William C. Potter was quoted at length in the Global Security Newswire.
Fake Botox -- a security threat?
The Ken Coleman and Raymond A. Zilinskas article for the June 2010 issue of Scientific American, "Security: Fake Botox, Real Threat" [PDF] is mentioned in the Los Angeles Times.
Counterfeit Botox Production Poses Increasing Bioterror Threat, Experts Warn
The Ken Coleman and Raymond A. Zilinskas article for the June 2010 issue of Scientific American, "Security: Fake Botox, Real Threat" [PDF] is mentioned in the Global Security Newswire.
View article [Image: Stephanie Lieggi] U.S. Mum over China's Links to Iran
Stephanie Lieggi was quoted in the Asia Times.
Audio Interview
View article [Image: Leonard S. Spector] A Chemistry Lesson on Uranium
Leonard S. Spector interviewed on National Public Radio's All Things Considered regarding Iran's agreement to ship low enriched uranium to Turkey. Originally aired on May 17.
Quote
Patricia Lewis quoted by the Associated Press on NPT
Patricia Lewis was quoted in the article, "US nuke agenda may bring success at treaty session".
View article [Image: Leonard S. Spector]
Video
Leonard S. Spector comments on NPT Meeting for PBS NewsHour
Interview
Leonard Spector interviewed for NPR's Morning Edition
Leonard Spector, interviewed by Mike Shuster for "U.S., Iran Expected To Spar At U.N. Nuclear Meeting."
Global Insights: NATO Decides to Keep Its Nukes
Johan Bergenäs was quoted in World Politics Review.
No "Reset Button" for Tactical Nuclear Weapons
William Potter was quoted in the Daily Kos.
Obama Wins Backing for Nuclear Security Goal as Summit Ends
Miles Pomper was quoted by Bloomberg.
Plutonium Security Risks Given Short Shrift at Summit, Experts Say
Miles Pomper was quoted in Global Security Newswire.
Obama's Nuclear Strategy: What's Different
Stephen Schwartz was quoted in Time.
Ukraine agrees to give up stockpile
William Potter was quoted in Politico.
India, US complete negotiations for two reprocessing facilities
Miles Pomper was quoted in Nuclear Fuel.
Experts Praise Nuclear Reductions [in Portuguese]
Miles Pomper and Nikolai Sokov were quoted in Correio Brazilense.
New START Treaty is Confirmed to be Signed [in Chinese]
Miles Pomper was quoted in Sanlian Life Weekly Magazine.
US-India deal clouds nuclear summit
Miles Pomper was quoted in Asia Times.
Obama leads summit effort to secure nuclear materials
Miles Pomper was quoted in The Washington Post.
Obama in Prague: Four Things He'll Have to Accomplish
Miles Pomper was quoted in Newsweek.
Obama's Nuclear Strategy: What's Changed, What Hasn't
Stephen Schwartz was quoted in Time.
U.S. Warns of Possible Nuke Attack on N. Korea: Pentagon
William C. Potter was quoted in Yonhap News.
The "Decisive Dozen" of START Ratification
Sophie Walker and Miles Pomper were quoted in UN Dispatch, in regards to their analysis: Ratification of the START Follow-On: The Decisive Dozen.
Analysis: Obama Sticks to Middle Ground on Nukes
Stephen Schwartz was quoted in AOL News.
Many Nations Disregard U.N. Antiterror Mandate
Johan Bergenäs was quoted by the Global Security Newswire.
Uranium-Mining Nations Flout UN on Nuclear Terror
Johan Bergenäs was quoted in an article by the AP.
Also mentioned in the The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Washington Post, Monterey County Herald, and WPIX.
New START Seen Facing Political, Technical Challenges in Russia
Miles Pomper was quoted by the Global Security Newswire.
The New Treaty on Strategic Nuclear Arms: Pros and Cons [Russian]
Johan Bergenäs was quoted by Voice of America Russia.
Fissile Material Ban Should Include Civilian HEU, Experts Say
Miles Pomper was quoted by the Global Security Newswire.
Pakistani Scientist Khan Describes Iranian Efforts to Buy Nuclear Bombs
Leonard S. Spector was quoted by The Washington Post.
How Nuclear Equipment Reached Iran
Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress and Stephanie Lieggi were quoted by the Associated Press.
China May Hamper U.S. Diplomacy Over Taiwan Arms Sale: Experts
Jing-dong Yuan was quoted by Agence France-Presse.
New Chief of IAEA Enter Stormy' Times
Chen Kane was quoted by the Stanley Foundation.
Implications of a Global Black Market for Botox
Dr. Kenneth Coleman was a guest on The Diane Rehm Show radio broadcast.
Officials Fear Toxic Ingredient in Botox Could Become Terrorist Tool
Raymond Zilinskas and CNS were cited in The Washington Post, and on the front page of The Monterey Herald.
Iran Unlikely to Gain Nuclear Material from Central Asia
Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova was interviewed by Central Asia Online.
Experts: Russia Nuke Deal in Weeks, Maybe Months
Miles Pomper was quoted by Agence France Presse.

2009

Nearing Arms Pact, U.S. and Russia Look Ahead
Nikolai Sokov was quoted by The New York Times.
Iran criticizes Turkmen-based nuclear monitoring station
Kenley Butler was quoted by Central Asia Online.
Obama Administration Takes a New Approach to Biological Weapons
View article [Image: CNS Building] CNS 20th Anniversary Celebbration Mentioned
Nations that Dismantled Nuclear Arms Point the Way Forward
View article [Image: Dr. William Potter] Nuclear Agreement Missing: Expert Warns About Difficulties
A Monterey Herald article on the ISSS/ISAC Annual Conference 2009 "Challenges to the State in an Age of Anxiety" held on October 15-17.
ISSS/ISAC Annual Conference 2009
Insecurity and Durable Disorder: Challenges to the State in an Age of Anxiety
Global insecurity may flow from system drivers that constitute friction points in the international system. How is the state to respond?
Event
Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament: Challenges and Priorities for Future International Co-operation
A PIR Center article on an event co-sponsored by CNS.
Interview
The Status of START Negotiations [Russian]
Nikolai Sokov was interviewed by Voice of America.
Audio Interview
AUDIO | Iranian Guards Will Carry Out Missile Test [mp3 audio]
Dennis M. Gormley was interviewed on WTOP.com on September 26, 2009.
Staff Quoted
Disclosure of Iran Site Raises Nuclear, Diplomatic Tensions
Leonard S. Spector was quoted in the Los Angeles Times on September 26, 2009.
Audio Interview
UNSC Meeting on Nonproliferation [mp3 audio]
Miles Pomper was interviewed on the "Today" program on China Radio International.
Seminar
View article [Image: Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak] A Conversation About U.S. - Russian Relations
A Monterey County Herald article about a CNS seminar on August 26 with speaker Ambassador Sergei Kislyak of the Russian Federation to the U.S., and served as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation from 2003-2008.
S. Korean Launch Raises Questions
Dennis M. Gormley was quoted in an article from the Washington Post.
A Midsummer Tale of Two Chinese Spies
Stephanie Lieggi was quoted in an article from the Asia Times Online.
Clinton's Expansive Iran Policy, Redux
Miles Pomper was quoted in an article from the World Politics Review.
Continued Commitment Needed on U.S. Chemical Disarmament, OPCW Chief Says
Jonathan B. Tucker was quoted in an article from the Global Security Newswire.
Experts Warn NPT Conference Will Test Obama's Nonproliferation Goals
Comments by Lewis Dunn at a CNS sponsored breakfast briefing is featured in an article by the Global Security Newswire; the article also includes quotes by Miles Pomper.
Is Myanmar going nuclear with North Korea's help?
Canada's Nuclear Relations with Russia
Miles Pomper was interviewed by the Press Center of Nuclear Energy and Industry, Regnum.ru [Russian] and Polit.ru [Russian].
CNS in the News
In N. Korea, Missiles Herald A Defiant 4th
Seven Are Launched on U.S. Holiday
Interview
Watch video of Dr William Potter on Russia Today: Only Presidents Can Push START Through VIDEO | Only Presidents Can Push START Through
The absolute key to a successful negotiation is presidential intervention.
Interview
Watch video of Dr William Potter on Russia Today: Obama is Serious About Disarmament VIDEO | Obama is Serious About Disarmament
Obama's upcoming visit to Moscow could likely result in an agreement between Moscow and Washington.
Nuclear terror would strain day-after bomb sleuths
If terrorists used a nuclear bomb to destroy the heart of a great city, how would we know who did it, with what?
Tauscher in Hot Seat For Key State Department Post
She is likely to face not only questions about her background, but also the Obama administration's emerging arms-control strategy - and its vision of a future free of nuclear weapons.
US-Russia Arms Control Deal First Step Towards Global Disarmament
Officials will soon begin to negotiate a nuclear weapons reduction that, if successful, could convince other nuclear powers to follow suit.
Global Spread of 'Loose Nukes' Reignites Disarmament Efforts
The most grave challenge to the NPT is its failure to deal with nuclear terrorism.
Conference
U.S., Russian Students Talk Treaties at Monterey Conference
More than 70 students and teachers from 11 U.S. high schools and 10 schools in Russia's closed nuclear cities gathered to present research at a conference sponsored by CNS.
Nuclear Disarmament is a Serious Task for the International Community [Russian]
Voice of America (in Russian) discusses the presentation by Jing-Dong Yuan, Director, CNS East Asia Nonproliferation Program and Nikolai Sokov, CNS Senior Research Associate, on April 21, 2009, of CNS Occasional Paper "Engaging China and Russia on Nuclear Disarmament".
N. Korean Rocket Launch to Prompt Toughened Missile Defense
Jing-dong Yuan was quoted in an article on Yonhap News Agency.
China Voices Concern Over Korean Peninsula
China voiced its concern with close ally North Korea pushing ahead with plans for a rocket launch.
Give Iran a Break
It is unfortunate that Iran receives equally harsh reaction to military missile tests and a peaceful satellite launch.
Nuclear Deterrence
Stephen Schwartz wrote a letter to the editor of The Washington Times, in response to an article.
Federal Weapons Labs May Shift to Pentagon, Leaving Universities Behind
Stephen Schwartz was quoted in an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Freed Pakistani Scientist Could Revive Nuclear Sales
Leonard Spector was quoted in an article on National Public Radios' Morning Edition.
China's Final Frontier
Jing-dong Yuan was interviewed in an article in the New Statesman.
Iran Reports Launching Its Own Satellite
Leonard Spector was quoted in an article in the Washington Post.
Beijing Wants It Both Ways in Space
Jing-dong Yuan was quoted in an article in the Asia Times Online.
Panetta Picked To Head CIA
William Potter was quoted in an article in the Monterey County Herald.
U.S. Should Produce Own Isotopes: Expert
William Potter and Cristina Hansell were quoted in an article on Montreal Gazette.

2008

Central Asian Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone Clears Final Hurdle
William C. Potter was quoted at length in an article in the Global Security Newswire.
Nuclear physicist at MIIS works to limit weapons
A Monterey Herald article on Patricia Lewis, CNS' new deputy director and scientist-in-residence.
MIIS speaker wants nukes dismantled
"Disputes their usefulness in shooting war"
A Monterey Herald article on the recent talk at CNS by Ward Wilson (Grand Prize Winner of the 2008 Doreen and Jim McElvany Nonproliferation Challenge Essay Contest).
Rate of Nuclear Thefts 'Disturbingly High,' Monitoring Chief Says
Cristina Hansell was quoted at length in this New York Times article.
Is the U.S. Underestimating the Syrian Threat?
Leonard S. Spector was interviewed on National Public Radio's Talk of the Nation.
Would Nuclear Interest in Arab Countries Only Be Used for Civilian Purposes?
Tariq Khaitous was interviewed for an article for the Italian newspaper, Corriere Della Serra. [in Italian only]
Understanding Ricin
Jonathan B. Tucker was interviewed for an article in Newsweek.
Robotics Prof Sees Threat in Military Robots
Dennis Gormley was interviewed in an article for Scientific American.
Radioactive Cargo on Train to Iran Investigated
Alexander Melikishvili was interviewed in a report for National Public Radio's All Things Considered.

2007

Apocalypse When?
William C. Potter and other experts are featured in an article from The National Interest.
Dirty bomb materials still available
video including an interview with Leonard S. Spector regarding the recent GAO report on the dirty bomb threat on NBC News.
President Putin's Munich Speech
an interview with CNS Director William Potter by International Affairs Forum.
Iran's Nuclear Program
Sammy Salama gave an interview concerning Iran's nuclear program with al-Jazeera.
Modern Marvels: Weapons of Mass Destruction
CNS staff were interviewed for this History Channel program.
The Dangers of Nuclear Smuggling
William Potter was interviewed by Lisa Mullins on PRI's The World.
China Downplays Talk of Space-Weapon Race
Jing-dong Yuan was interviewed for National Public Radio's All Things Considered.

2006

How Will the World React to a Nuclear North Korea?
Jing-dong Yuan speaks on National Public Radio's Talk of the Nation.
A Floating Chernobyl?
Cristina Hansell is quoted in an article of Popular Science.
Interview of Dr. Daniel Pinkston on National Public Radio's To The Point
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