William Potter’s Articles

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Can Shared US–Russian Interests Lead to Joint Action?

William C. Potter and Anton Khlopkov in Kommersant.

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CNS Director’s Statement on January 6th Events

We must not be complacent in the face of existential threats of which, regrettably, the number is growing.

Happy Holidays 2020 from CNS

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year

My CNS colleagues and I wish you a peaceful and joyous New Year.

International Security

Death Dust

The little-known story of US and Soviet pursuit of radiological weapons.

Putin’s Novel Delivery Systems

WEBINAR: Analyzing Russian military innovation.

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The CTBT and the 10th NPT Review Conference

WEBINAR: Challenges facing the treaties and the potential to strengthen both at the 10th NPT Review Conference.

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Nonproliferation Trends. What’s News, What’s True?

A nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought. Can this basic principle find support?

Politico

It’s Time to Rethink Our Russia Policy

America’s mix of sanctions and diplomacy isn’t working. An open letter reconsiders our approach to Putin—and whoever is next.

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In Remembrance of Bruce Blair

The international peace and security field lost one of its most distinguished members this week.

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From a Novel Idea to a World-Class Center

Dr. Bill Potter discusses the founding of CNS.