East Asia

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.

Jerry Brown, Masako Toki, and Bill Potter on Zoom

The Role of Youth as Change Agents for Nuclear Disarmament

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

Zoom Webinar

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

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

Kim Jong Un viewing a missile launch test

Short Course: Tracking North Korea’s WMD and Sanctions Evasion with Open Sources

New course teaching cutting-edge research techniques, tools, and resources used by CNS experts.

Japanese students at their desks wearing dust masks

Inspiring Future Leaders in CIF

VIDEO: Lovely Umayam speaks to high school students from Japan, Russia, the US, and Nigeria.

Asia-Pacific Perspective on Bioweapons & Nuclear Deterrence

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

OP #48: US Nonproliferation Cooperation with Russia and China

Absent great power cooperation, nonproliferation will be difficult to sustain.

North Korean flag in the background a shadowed figure in a hoodie at a desk with the light of a laptop in front

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.

NK News

Why insurance companies might be stuck paying ransoms to North Korean hackers

North Korean hackers make ransoms cheaper than backup and restoration costs, making it likely companies will pay up.

Willful Remembrance

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