Sarah Bidgood Articles

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Machiavelli in the Ivory Tower

[Episode 3, April 2022] A CNS videocast series with Sarah Bidgood and Hanna Notte, discussing arms control, nonproliferation, and international security issues.

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Russia’s novel strategic weapons: staying ahead of the Americans?

Examining public data, declassified intelligence, and commercial satellite imagery, the authors identify drivers behind Russia’s pursuit of weapons systems.

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Expert Concerned Russia Could Deploy Small, ‘Tactical’ Nuclear Weapon in Ukraine

VIDEO: CNS expert on NBC online outlet, XL, discussing Russian nuclear forces and the war with Ukraine

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Would Vladimir Putin use tactical nuclear weapons in Ukraine?

As the war approaches Nato’s borders military officials on both sides will have to communicate closely.

Encouraging Gender Balance in the Nuclear Field Through Mentorship, Education, and Networking

Explores challenges women in the nonproliferation field still face and how mentorship and educational opportunities can break some barriers.

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A New Nuclear Arms Race Is a Real Possibility

History suggests the war in Ukraine could put an end to arms control as we know it.

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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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End of an Era: The United States, Russia, and Nuclear Nonproliferation

US-Russian cooperation on nuclear nonproliferation: Will shared interests prevail or fall victim to rivalry and mistrust?

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CNS and CENESS Convene Second Virtual US-Russia Nuclear Dialogue Series

Topics included the strategic stability dialogue process, US-Russian cooperation within the nuclear nonproliferation regime, and regional nonproliferation challenges.

Celebrating Women in Nonproliferation

Women colleagues lead initiatives, publish innovative nonproliferation research, serve as mentors, and speak at conferences (or webinars, in the era of COVID-19).