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Jerry Brown, Masako Toki, and Bill Potter on Zoom

The Role of Youth as Change Agents for Nuclear Disarmament

High School Students from the US, Japan, and Russia discuss solutions to nuclear threats at the Online Critical Issues Forum Spring Student Conference.

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CNS Observed the 35th Anniversary of the Chernobyl Disaster with International Dialogue

CNS commemorated this week with an article in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and two webinars featuring Ukrainian experts, CNS visiting fellows, and students.

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The UC Interview Series: Prof. Robert Legvold

Topics: West-Russia relations, nuclear deterrence, limited nuclear options, and prospects for arms control cooperation.

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Russia in the Middle East: Finding a Strategy

VIDEO: CNS expert Hanna Notte speaks at virtual event held in Moscow.

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Don’t Kick Russia Out of the Chemical Weapons Convention Over Navalny

Sanctions advocates all too often assume a straight line between banishment and behavioral change.

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Will Iran Accept Russia’s Ideas for a Middle East Regional Security Process?

Getting Iran to engage on the “plus” of a “JCPOA plus” will be hard, and recent Russian proposals will unlikely convince Tehran.

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Chemical Weapons Arms Control at a Crossroads

WEBINAR: Insights from international experts on challenges posed by Russian and Syrian use of chemical weapons.

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Slowing a New Arms Race Means Compromising on Missile Defenses

If Biden wants to slow this arms race, he will need to accept limits on U.S. missile defense systems.

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Where Are Russia’s Red Lines on Iran’s Nuclear Brinkmanship?

The new US administration intends to revive diplomacy with Iran and return to the 2015 nuclear deal (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA).

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CIF Students Meet with the UN Youth Champions for Disarmament

VIDEO: High School students from Japan, Russia and the US join forces for a world free of nuclear weapons.