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February 2014

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View story [ Image: Cover ] New Media Solutions in Nonproliferation and Arms Control: Opportunities and Challenges
A groundbreaking new media study presenting examples on the use of internet-enabled technologies in nonproliferation and arms control.

October 2013

Future of Enrichment 'Gold Standard' in Doubt After US-Vietnam Nuclear Deal

September 2013

Why the United States Should Redesign Its Nuclear Submarines
View article [ Image: Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria. (Photo: D. Calma/IAEA) ] CNS and VCDNP Experts Provide Insights on 2013 IAEA General Conference
Punish Assad with Law, Not Lawlessness
What Not to Hit in Syria
Briefing Paper for the UN Open-Ended Working Group on Disarmament
CNS Occasional Paper
Stories of the Soviet Anti-Plague System

August 2013

Both Seem Content With Stalemate: The US-Russia Relationship
From Prague to Berlin: The Decline of the US Nuclear Disarmament Agenda and Its Implications for the Middle East
Chemical Weapons Inspections in Syria: Preparing for the Pitfalls
North Korea's Cuban Missile Crisis
The Future of Arms Control in the Middle East
I Don't Think That Letter Means What You Think It Means

July 2013

Dealing with South Korea's Spent Fuel Challenges without Pyroprocessing
The Israel-Argentina Yellowcake Connection
Previously secret documents tell the story of an Argentine sale of yellowcake to Israel during 1963-1964.

June 2013

Rouhani's Rise and Implications for Iranian Foreign Policy and Nuclear Politics
The Incredible Shrinking Arsenal
It's not Obama who's cutting nukes -- it's Congress.
Update on Yongbyon: Restart of Plutonium Production Reactor Nears Completion; Work Continues on the Experimental Light Water Reactor
Why Russia Won't Deal on NATO Missile Defense
IAEA Reform Is Long Overdue
Paving, Penetrators and the Parchin Probe: Issues in Environmental Sampling by the IAEA
Five Myths About Chemical Weapons

May 2013

Electromagnetic Pulse Is the Conservative Fetish That Just Won't Die
Reactor Race: South Korea's Nuclear Export Successes and Challenges
Why did Star Trek Get to Film at a Secret Government Laser Facility?
Death Wears Bunny Slippers: Why America's Nuclear Missileers Are Going Soft
U.S. Delay on Anti-Nuclear Terror Measures Hinders Global Efforts
'Reset' on Iran Now
Turkey's Nuclear Ambitions
Turkey's Nuclear History Holds Lessons for the Future
After decades of trying, Turkey's nuclear power program is getting underway.
The Case for Nuclear Unilateralism
Start-up of North Korean Experimental Light Water Reactor Could Begin by Mid-2013 if Fuel Is Available
If the Boston Marathon Attack Had Involved Dirty Bombs

April 2013

U.S. Should Steer Clear of Daring North Korea on Nukes
Thinking of a Career in Science Policy?
Federation of American Scientists' Q&A on North Korea
Occasional Paper
Implementation of the 2010 NPT Action Plan: Disarmament, 2013 Monitoring Report
Occasional Paper
Saddam Hussein and Other Insiders on Iraq's Covert Bioweapons Program
Occasional Paper
Rethinking Spent Fuel Management in South Korea
Outside Publication
Helping Iran Safeguard Its Nuclear Stockpile
Outside Publication
The Map of Death: What North Korea's Missile Are Really Aimed At
Outside Publication
Iran's Legal Challenge to Sanctions: Another Hurdle for Talks?

March 2013

Outside Publication
Rabid Response: Is The Pentagon Crazy Enough to Bring Nukes to A Cyberfight?
Outside Publication
Judgment at Luxembourg: Will Iran Forgo a Negotiated Outcome?
Outside Publication
Billion Dollar Baby
Outside Publication
Q&A Session on Recent Developments in U.S. and NATO Missile Defense with Dr. Yousaf Butt and Dr. George Lewis
Outside Publications
State Dept. Awards Website Where Nukes Meet Pop Culture
Outside Publications
World Powers Must Cut a Deal with Iran before It's Too Late

February 2013

Papers
The Bigger Picture: Rethinking Spent Fuel Management in South Korea
Outside Publications
Don't Misunderstand Khamenei's Nuclear Fatwa
Outside Publications
How Close is Iran to Nuclear Weapons?
WMD Junction
Revisiting The Promise of Societal Verification in the Age of Social Media
Can the power of social media be harnessed to ensure state compliance with arms control and nonproliferation agreements?
Outside Publications
Iran Centrifuge Magnet Story Technically Questionable
Outside Publications
Make Tehran a Serious Offer
WMD Junction
Look, Up in the Sky!
A crash course on why meteorites can be as powerful nuclear weapons, whether they can be shot down, and how a global nuclear testing detection network helps us to better understand them.
Outside Publications
Realizing a World Without Weapons-Usable Nuclear Material
Outside Publications
Identifying Enemy Target: What Was the IAF Really After in Syria?
WMD Junction
A Graphic Distraction
Unanswered questions about an unsourced scientific graph purportedly evincing an Iranian nuclear weapons program warrants caution by the arms control community, the media, and the IAEA.
Outside Publications
Finance and Nuclear Energy in the Middle East
Outside Publications
Time to Stop Reprocessing in Japan

January 2013

Outside Publications
Pretty in Pink: The Parchin Preoccupation Paradox
Outside Publications
The Obsession That is Preventing a Nuclear Deal with Iran
Outside Publications
CTBT Or Bust: Living Up To The Prague Agenda In Obama's Second Term — Analysis
Outside Publications
The Myth of Nuclear Necessity
Outside Publications
Obama's Historic Visit to Myanmar and the Shadow of North Korea
Outside Publications
No Settlement in Damascus: The Danger of a Negotiated Peace

December 2012

Outside Publications
Radioactive Decay
We can't keep relying on a Vietnam-era treaty to stop nuclear proliferation.
View story [Image: Launch of the Unha-3 SLV (Src: Korean Central News Agency) ]
Feature Story
CNS Experts Available for Comment on North Korea's Rocket Launch
On December 12, DPRK successfully launched the Unha-3 SLV. CNS experts available for comment on implications of this launch.
Outside Publications
Thinking beyond chemicals in Syria
Outside Publications
Flawed graph weakens case against Iran nuclear program
View story [Image: DPRK Unha-3 ballistic missile (on an Apple iPad) ( Srcs: blog.heritage.org and wikipedia.org ) ]
Feature Story
To Boldly Go: Harnessing Open Source Technologies for International Arms Control
Social networks, phone apps, crowdsourcing, and geospatial databases can enhance international arms control and nonproliferation efforts.
Outside Publications
Obama's Syria Red Line
Outside Publications
Supposed Iranian nuke graph off; UN still worried

November 2012

Outside Publications
Graphic Would Not Qualify as Proof of a Nuclear Weapons Program
Outside Publications
Critical Questions: Urgent Decisions for the Second Obama Administration
Outside Publications
U.S. Nuclear Cooperation as Nonproliferation: Reforms, or the Devil You Know?
Outside Publications
What Killed Arafat?
Outside Publications
Rockets' Red Glare
Outside Publications
Civil Society and Disarmament 2012
Outside Publications
Dealing with Syria's Dangerous Arsenals
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Obama, Congress should push NATO missile defense program off 'fiscal cliff'
Outside Publications
Obama's post-election Syria policy is unlikely to change, but it should
Outside Publications
A New Path to Accidental Nuclear War in South Asia?
Outside Publications
The Soviet Biological Weapons Program—a History
Nonproliferation Review
Shadow Wars: Covert Operations Against Iran's Nuclear Program
Outside Publications
What a simulated conference on a WMD-Free Middle East highlights about real life
Outside Publication
Turkish-Iranian Relations: From "Friends with Benefits" to "It's Complicated"
Outside Publication
Not Ready for a 'Solar Sandy'

October 2012

Audio Interview
Who was behind the car bomb attack in Beirut?
Outside Publications
The death of Lebanon's intelligence tsar
Outside Publications
2012 MEWMDFZ Conference: to participate or not to participate, why is it even a question?
Outside Publications
Missiles Away! If you like frantic arms buildups, here's a new Asia policy for you.
Outside Publications
Civil society engagement in Middle East arms control
Outside Publications
Axis of resistance: Syrian uprising threatens Hizbullah's strategic alliances
Outside Publications
Al-Qaeda enters the fray in Syria

September 2012

Outside Publications
Will Syria enable al-Qaeda resurgence in Middle East?
Outside Publications
How to unsnag US-South Korea nuclear negotiations
Outside Publications
The Fifty-Megaton Elephant in the Room: Why aren't America and China talking about their nukes?
Outside Publications
Goldilocks Missile Defense
Outside Publications
An Israeli strike won't delay Iran's nuclear weapons program. It will start it.
Outside Publications
Israeli Talk of Attacking Iran Damages Relationship with US
Outside Publications
"The Country I Saw," or "How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love North Korea's Bomb (Almost)"

August 2012

Outside Publications
Hillary Clinton must insist on a united Syrian opposition
Outside Publications
Preventing the Use of Syrian Chemical Weapons
Outside Publications
US nuclear cooperation agreements and the Middle East
Outside Publications
It's Not as Easy as 1-2-3
Outside Publications
Extended Nuclear Deterrence in Northeast Asia

July 2012

Outside Publications
North Korea's Procurement Network Strikes Again: Examining How Chinese Missile Hardware Ended Up in Pyongyang
Outside Publications
Egypt's Nuclear Politics
Outside Publications
Financial Interdictions to Curb Proliferation
Outside Publications
Opportunity After the Disaster
Outside Publications
Pakistan's Babur and Ra'ad Cruise Missiles: Strategic Implications for India
Outside Publications
Assessing the DPRK Panel of Experts
Outside Publications
G8 or SCO, Which Way to Go?
Outside Publications
Syrian Conflict Promises Toxic Outcome - Part I

June 2012

CNS Testimony
Miles Pomper testifies to Canadian Senate on implementing legislation for nuclear terrorism treaties
Outside Publications
The Risks of the Nuclear 'Renaissance'
Outside Publications
A closer look at Jordan's nuclear energy plans
Outside Publications
The Bomb and the Beard: The Egyptian MB's Views Toward WMD
Outside Publications
Next Gen Nonproliferation: Training the Best and Brightest to Stop the Spread of WMDs

May 2012

Outside Publications
Take Russia to 'task' on bioweapons transparency
Outside Publications
What the Hell Should We Do About Syria?
Outside Publications
Assessing the Al-Qaeda Threat in Syria
Outside Publications
The Seoul Nuclear Security Summit: How Much of a Success?
Outside Publications
Delaying Decisions: NATO's Deterrence and Defense Posture Review
Outside Publications
Al-Assad is shooting himself in the foot
Outside Publications
Israel's leadership: Messianic and then some
Outside Publications
Progressive Pragmatism or Cynicism in Confronting North Korea?
WMD Junction
So Long, Mom, I'm Off to Drop the Bomb: A Case Study in Public Usage of an Educational Tool
What the surprising popularity of a website suggests about our complicated relationship with nuclear weapons.

April 2012

View story [ Image: Location of Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Facility (Src: Google Earth) ] FAQ: North Korea's Possible Nuclear Test
North Korea appears to be preparing for its third nuclear test. This new FAQ examines details of the possible test and potential ramifications.
Outside Publications
The North Korean Nuclear Program in Transition: Approximate 3D Visualization of Yongbyon U-Enrichment Facility
Outside Publications
Taking Down Damascus in Moscow
WMD Junction
Seizing the Opportunity to Create a WMD-free Middle East
A conference in Finland could transform Middle Eastern security, but only if Middle Eastern states abandon business as usual.
WMD Junction
The Real Price of Ballistic Missile Defenses
A news story misstates the cost of US missile defense efforts, prompting a response from our resident budgetary expert.
View article [ Sohae Satellite Launching Station (Src: Google Maps) ] FAQ: North Korea's Upcoming Space Launch
CNS has compiled an FAQ to keep you informed as North Korea prepares for its upcoming rocket launch.
Outside Publications
Nuclear Politics and the Non-Aligned Movement
Outside Publications
Squandered Opportunities in Seoul

March 2012

Outside Publications
Strategic Trade Controls in Asia: Learning by Example
Outside Publications
Netanyahu's contempt for the Holocaust
Outside Publications
Assad's toxic assets
WMD Junction
Fukushima's Impact on Japan's Nuclear Fuel Cycle Policy
WMD Junction
Paris-Based Banking Group Tightens Rules Against Financing of Banned Weapon of Mass Destruction-Related Transfers
On February 16, 2012, the Financial Action Task Force adopted a new rule to strengthen implementation of UN nonproliferation sanctions.
Outside Publications
The Nonproliferation Tiger: Indonesia's Impact on Nonproliferation in Asia and Beyond
Outside Publications
Walking Back Iran Sanctions with Re-Engagement
Outside Publications
Map: Where nuclear work is done in North Korea

February 2012

Outside Publications
Why Damascus remains eerily calm
Outside Publications
Israel Fears Losing Nuclear Monopoly, Talks of War with Iran
Commentary
CNS Experts Comment on Escalating Tensions with Tehran
Outside Publications
No Hotline to Tehran
Outside Publications
The futility of predicting Iran's future

January 2012

Outside Publications
The 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit and HEU Minimization
Outside Publications
Sweeping Up Dirty Bombs - A Shift From Normative to Pro-Active Measures
Outside Publications
What if the Iranians start killing scientists?
View article [ Image: Davutoglu and Ahmadinejad (Src: worldbulletin.net) ]
WMD Junction
Understanding Turkey's Position on the Iranian Nuclear Program
Turkey doesn't want an Iranian nuclear weapon—but it also doesn't want to hamper its own access to nuclear energy technology.
View article [ Image: BWC Review Conference ]
WMD Junction
Is Biosecurity the Low-Hanging Fruit?
Eliminating biological weapons could be the first step toward the successful creation of a WMD-free zone in the Middle East.
Outside Publications
The Seoul Nuclear Summit


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