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Mission Statement

CNS combats the spread of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) by training the next generation of nonproliferation specialists and disseminating timely information and analysis.
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Feature Story

A groundbreaking new media study presenting examples on the use of internet-enabled technologies in nonproliferation and arms control.

Posted: February 4, 2014 Image: Cover
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Feature Story

The US will spend over $1 trillion over the next three decades on its nuclear arsenal, with unknown strategic implications.

Posted: January 7, 2014 Image: Cover
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Recent Features

Syria Chemical Weapons Profile
Is Russia Violating the INF Treaty?
Turkey and the Backpack Bombs
Iran Deal, Radiation Source in Mexico, and Nuclear Security Fora
Elena Sokova analyzes the Iran agreement and the prospects for the next nuclear security summit in the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium newsletter.
Coming Clean on Chemical Weapons
Israel abandoned them a long time ago. Why won't it say so?
The Implications of Russia's Pursuit of Precision Conventional Strike Weapons
Russian INF Compliance
Allegations of Russian arms control cheating are unfounded, but a good reason to revisit treaty options.
An Early Look at the Iran-EU-5+1 Joint Action Plan
No More Exemptions
Why Israel can no longer afford to rebuff global norms pertaining to weapons of mass destruction.
Vive la Freeze!
Why the French are better at diplomacy than we are.
Turkey's Nuclear Plans With Japan, Russia May Prove Too Ambitious
Atomic Kingdom? Not So Fast...
Saudi Arabia's reported interest in nuclear weapons is most likely less about getting the Bomb than it is an effort to coerce allies and keep options open.

Nonproliferation Review

A quarterly journal featuring WMD articles, reports, & viewpoints.
Volume 21.1 • Mar 2014
now available

The Inventory

A regularly-updated public reference covering all international organizations, treaties, and agreements relevant to WMD disarmament & nonproliferation.
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NukeTube.tv

Video & Audio recordings of notable speakers, presentations, interviews, and discussions.
Watch Video [ Image: Video ] Nuclear Agreement with Iran: What Does it Mean for the United States, Iran and the Middle East?
Watch Video [ Image: Video ] Strategic Stability and Escalation Control in South Asia
Also watch: Q&A Session
Watch Video [ Image: Video ] Nuclear and Non-Nuclear Weapons State Perspectives on the Future of the NPT
Also watch: Q&A Session

Affiliates

Monterey Institute of International Studies
a graduate school of Middlebury College
James Martin 21st Century School: University of Oxford
Tackling challenges of the 21st century.
Middlebury College
One of the country's top liberal arts colleges.
Nuclear Threat Initiative
Working for a safer world
Ploughshares Fund
Investing in peace & security worldwide
International Relations and Security Network
 
CNS Critical Issues Forum
Involving high school students & teachers in proliferation issues.
Virtual Science Challenge
US & Russian high schools to investigate nuclear spent fuel management.
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