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2024 CIF Spring Conference Report

High school students and teachers from Japan and the United States discuss ways to advance nuclear disarmament through youth education.

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Don’t Expect Any Breakthroughs In India-Pakistan Relations

The lack of political will on both sides suggests there are slim chances of a major breakthrough in Indo-Pak relations.

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery, Dr. Rabia Akhtar, Dr. Christopher Clary, Dr. William Potter, Dr. Jeffrey Knopf, and Ruhee Neog

The Changing Dynamics of Nuclear Crises in South Asia: What Lies Ahead

A webinar featuring Dr. Rabia Akhtar, Ruhee Neog, Dr. Christopher Clary, Dr. Jeffrey Knopf, and Dr. William Potter. Moderated by Syed Ali Zia Jaffery.

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Machiavelli in the Ivory Tower: A CNS videocast series

Ep. 10: The psychology of nuclear brinkmanship with Rose McDermott

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To Secure Kazakhstan’s Uranium, Chinese Players Were Compelled to Accommodate Local Partners

Kazakhstan has leveraged its natural uranium resources to hold the reins in its nuclear fuel–related dealings with China.

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Putin’s Next Escalation Is Coming

Even without the terror attack in Moscow last week, the Russian president was primed to step up his assault on Ukraine.

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Moscow Attack: How could it Impact the War?

Hanna Notte joined the BBC’s Ukrainecast to discuss the implications of the Moscow terrorist attack.

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Black Sea Nonproliferation Professionals Visit CNS, LLNL, and Celebrate International Women’s Day with Rose Gottemoeller at Stanford

The group, comprised of 20 nonproliferation mid-senior career experts from Georgia, Moldova, Romania, Türkiye, Ukraine, and the United States convened for its fourth meeting.

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Putin’s Ukraine obsession has blinded him to dangers at home

Putin’s obsession with Ukraine has made him blind to the real dangers to Russia, lurking abroad and at home.

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Russia’s War on Ukraine: The Implications for the Global Nuclear Order

A seminar video with speakers Dr. Iryna Maksymenko, Dr. Valeriia Gergiieva, Ms. Valeriia Hesse, and Dr. Tetyana Melnyk.