Chen Kane Articles

Dr. Chen Kane makes an intervention during the BWC workshop

Toward the 8th BWC Review Conference

JULY 8, 2016: CNS and the US Department of State co-sponsored a workshop on the the Eighth Review Conference of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC).

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Iran Deal Provides Greater Opportunity for Regional Stability

In an unstable Middle East neighborhood, most people hope for the best and plan for the worst.


Middle East Next Generation of Arms Control Specialists Network (MENACS)

Young Middle Eastern professionals to work with delegations at the Biological Weapons Convention.

Dr. Philipp Bleek and Dr. Chen Kane

Elimination of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) – Lessons Learned

On November 9-10, 2015, CNS and the Lugar Center held a workshop that was part of a project supported by DTRA.

US and Iran Flags (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Media Advisory: Understanding the Final Iran Agreement

Experts from CNS and VCDNP are available for comment on a range of aspects pertaining to the final Iran nuclear deal and its implications.

Middle East map

OP#22: Planning Ahead: A Blueprint to a Middle East WMD Free Zone

Occasional Paper #22: A CNS report offers legal, technical, and organizational proposals to negotiations and implementation of a WMD-free Middle East.

WMDFZ in the Middle East: What Now?

CNS will host a panel event during the NPT Review Conference to explore ways toward a Middle East zone free of weapons of mass destruction.

Putin and Erdogan

Russia Becomes the Middle East’s Preferred but Flawed Nuclear Partner

With little notice, Russia is on the verge of becoming the nuclear Wal-Mart of the Middle East.

Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria. (Photo: D. Calma/IAEA)

Safeguards and Middle East Issues Signal Contention at the 2014 IAEA General Conference

CNS and VCDNP experts review main issues facing the 2014 IAEA General Conference.

Middle East Next Generation Network Website Launched

CNS launches new website to promote nonproliferation expertise and engagement in the Middle East.