Jeffrey Knopf Articles

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Russia’s War on Ukraine: The Implications for the Global Nuclear Order

A seminar video with speakers Dr. Iryna Maksymenko, Dr. Valeriia Gergiieva, Ms. Valeriia Hesse, and Dr. Tetyana Melnyk.

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Why the Ukraine war does not mean more countries should seek nuclear weapons

The full balance sheet of pros and cons from both Ukraine and earlier cases does not lead to a persuasive argument for nuclear proliferation.

The Conversation

Russia isn’t likely to use chemical weapons in Ukraine – unless Putin grows desperate

There are unconfirmed reports Russia used chemical weapons in Ukraine. Syria’s chemical weapons use offers context for this tactic.

Not by NPT Alone: The Future of the Global Nuclear Order

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) entered into force 50 years ago. Catch up on the international arrangements and how they have been eroding.

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Masters Students in Dual Degree Program Defend Theses

Students from Russia, the United States and South Korea presented their final papers as the result of their studies in 2019-2021.

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Behavioral Economics and Nuclear Weapons

New book shows how nuclear choices deviate from “rational” decision making.

Experts on Iran Treaty

The Future of the Iran Nuclear Deal: Implications of US Withdrawal

VIDEO: Seminar with CNS & MIIS experts took place on May 22, 2018, at CNS of MIIS in Monterey.

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Behavioral Economics and Nuclear Weapons

This CNS report explores implications of research in behavioral economics for policies related to nuclear weapons including nonproliferation efforts

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International Cooperation on WMD Nonproliferation

A new book edited by Jeffrey W. Knopf, MIIS Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies M.A. program chair.

Iran Nuclear Deal Roundtable Discussion

Iran Nuclear Deal Roundtable Discussion

Video: a roundtable discussion was held on April 9th, 2015 with Jeffrey Knopf moderating.