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Engaging High School Students in Addressing Nuclear Challenges

Over 100 high school students gathered to discuss nuclear disarmament, education, and youth empowerment at the CIF Spring Student Conference.

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Export Control and Emerging Technology Control in an Era of Strategic Competition

This paper provides an overview of changes taking place in relation to export controls, particularly from a US perspective.

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North Korea’s Nuclear Fusion Research

Inertial confinement fusion (ICF) helps states with experience in nuclear testing to advance their weapons program without having to conduct further full-scale testing.

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As Atomic Bomb Survivors Age, They’re Motivating the Next Generation on Disarmament

Even in a pandemic, Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bomb survivors remind the world that nuclear weapons remain an existential threat.

Advancing the Process to Negotiate a Fissile Material Cut-Off Treaty

Results from a series of regional workshops and expert meetings by the fissile material cut off treaty (FMCT) expert preparatory group.

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The Role of Youth as Change Agents for Nuclear Disarmament

VIDEO: High School Students from the US, Japan, and Russia discuss solutions to nuclear threats at the Online Critical Issues Forum Spring Student Conference.

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Critical Issues Forum 3rd Speaker Series: “Rebooting Memories” with Hibakusha

Visualizations help students empathize with the suffering caused by the atomic bombing of Japan.

Asia-Pacific Perspective on Bioweapons & Nuclear Deterrence

The threat and control of one category of WMDs affects that of the other.

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How the US Plans to Crack Down on Ransom Payments to North Korean Hackers

Figuring out who is behind a ransom attack is a chronic problem in the cybersecurity world.

Willful Remembrance

How the Hiroshima and Nagasaki survivors—and the coronavirus generation—can affect systemic change.