Sarah Bidgood Articles

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Russia’s New Nuclear Policy Could Be a Path to Arms Control Treaties

Possible opportunities for engagement when other good alternatives are hard to see.

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Implications of US withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty

The latest blow to the global arms control architecture.

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Will Trump Risk National Security and a Deal with North Korea?

If Washington left the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, then Moscow would likely follow suit.

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The Bomb in College Classrooms

“We’re not teaching students enough about weapons of mass destruction—and it shows,” warns CNS expert Sarah Bidgood.

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Risky Business: Four Ways to Ease US-Russian Nuclear Tension

The era of traditional U.S.-Russian arms control appears to be ending.

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US Claims of Russian Noncompliance with Nuclear-Test Ban Raise Questions

CNS experts on fact-checking, background, and implications of the accusations.

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CNS Activities at the 2019 NPT PrepCom

A multitude of CNS experts, students, and alumni participated in the NPT PrepCom.

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NPT PrepCom 2019: Live CNS Updates

A group of students, young professionals, and CNS staff attend each NPT PrepCom and RevCon as part of the CNS delegation.

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Possible Wild Cards to Contemplate in Preparation for the 2019 NPT PrepCom

A number of surprises are likely for the next NPT PrepCom. CNS flags six issues that merit attention.

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An NPT Hallmark in Annecy

The diplomatic workshop continues to demonstrate its value as part of the NPT review process.