Belgium’s Failed State Is Guarding America’s Nuclear Weapons

Jeffrey Lewis argues that traditional nuclear strategy for Europe is putting us all at risk of apocalyptic terrorism.

A highly trained and specially equipped quick response unit of the Estonian army, from the 1st Scouts Battalion, secures a road in rural Estonia during Exercise SIIL/Steadfast Javelin. (Source:

Ensuring Deterrence against Russia: The View from NATO States

This CNS report analyzes key NATO states’ threat perceptions of Russia, and provides recommendations in advance of the July 2016 NATO summit in Warsaw.

Turkey’s Nuclear Move: Deciphering the Developments

Turkey’s burgeoning nuclear capability should not be likened to that of Iran.

Russian Cruise Missiles and Implications for USNATO

Russian Cruise Missiles and Implications for US/NATO

A new round of Russian cruise missile tests are stirring up yet another source of contention between the United States and Russia.

Fresh Ideas for the NPT

Fresh Ideas for the NPT

A symposium at the NPT Review Conference featured young academicians presenting their fresh ideas for reinvigorating the three pillars of the NPT.

2015 NPT Monitoring Report

2015 NPT Monitoring Report – Disarmament

Implementation of the conclusions & recommendations adopted at the 2010 NPT Review Conference Disarmament – Actions 1-22

Nuclear Weapons and European Security: Dr Bruno Tertrais

Nuclear Weapons and European Security

Video Lecture with Dr. Bruno Tertrais and Dr. Nikolai Sokov on February 24, 2015.

Disarmament Dialogue VI

Disarmament Dialogue VI: The Impact and Future of Nuclear Disarmament Initiatives

CNS partnered with Indonesia to host the sixth informal “Disarmament Dialogue” among like-minded states.

Obama’s Prague Agenda Is for Youth to Inherit

Opinion: Nonproliferation & disarmament education for high school students has never been more important.

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Advancing Nuclear Disarmament: The US Role

While impediments to a more assertive US role are immense, progress could be achieved with astute and bold leadership.