Jessica C. Varnum Articles

In flight a glass domed cockpit with one pilot and bombs underneath

Don’t Let the S-400/F-35 Challenge Ruin Relations Between Turkey and America

Neither country would be well-served by a weak NATO, undermined by Russia.

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Track 2 US-Turkey Strategic Dialogue in Brussels

Participants grappled with both challenges and opportunities in U.S.-Turkey relations.

Jessica Varnum, CNS Deputy Director

Jessica Varnum Talks Turkey on the Peter Tilden Show

CNS Deputy Director on KABC Radio on the ramifications of US withdrawal from Syria.

CNS Deputy Director Elena Sokova

CNS Celebrates International Women’s Day

Celebrating the outstanding work and achievements of CNS women leaders, researchers, and staff.

A highly trained and specially equipped quick response unit of the Estonian army, from the 1st Scouts Battalion, secures a road in rural Estonia during Exercise SIIL/Steadfast Javelin. (Source: nato.int)

Ensuring Deterrence against Russia: The View from NATO States

This CNS report analyzes key NATO states’ threat perceptions of Russia, and provides recommendations in advance of the July 2016 NATO summit in Warsaw.

New High Resolution B-Roll of North Korea Sites & Missiles

High resolution B-roll footage of North Korean nuclear sites and missiles is available for use by broadcast journalists, policy makers, and analysts.

Middle East Nuclear Race More Rhetoric Than Reality

The logic of chain-reaction proliferation in the Middle East is critically flawed. Time for a reality check on the region’s nuclear capacity.

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CNS Releases Annual Nuclear Trafficking Report, 153 Incidents in 2013 Reported

CNS experts report the nature and scope of nuclear security risks prepared with support from the Nuclear Threat Initiative.

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Critical Questions: Urgent Decisions for the Second Obama Administration

CNS experts propose nonproliferation and disarmament priorities.