Jeffrey Lewis’s Articles

CNS and MIIS Professor Jeffrey Lewis, CNS and MIIS Distinguished Professor Practice Siegfried Hecker, and CNS Distinguished Non-Resident Scholar Robert Carlin (Source: Eduardo Fujii)

A Full Spectrum Look at North Korea’s Nuclear Program: From Above, On the Ground, and In Person

The three presentations demonstrated the power of the viewing from a multi-spectrum perspective and highlighted CNS’ unusual and diverse pool of expertise.

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It’s Time to Accept That North Korea Has Nuclear Weapons

Washington needs to contemplate the unthinkable: accepting that North Korea is a nuclear state. – Jeffrey Lewis in the New York Times.

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The day Middlebury graduate students detected the start of the Russia-Ukraine war

From that moment forward, all other CNS OSINT work in the office screeched to a halt. This night was the first time my work was in response to a real time crisis.

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Putin’s War with Ukraine: Voices of CNS Experts on the Russian Invasion

A compendium of CNS expert analysis and commentary on the nuclear ramifications of the war, as well as educational materials for expert and general audience.

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OSINT Webinar: “So You Want to be an Internet Detective?”

WEBINAR: Focus on open-source tools and their power to enable anyone including students, policy makers, journalists, and experts to get to the truth.

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Whose Bomb Is It Anyway?

All nuclear weapons programs are the same. Think you can tell them apart?

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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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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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Mike Pompeo Is Trying to Bluff His Way to a Legacy

Even insurrection didn’t interrupt a tour de force of Twitter bragging.

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What’s The Deal?

Everything you need to know about the Iranian nuclear deal.