Middle East/Africa

CNS and AFRICSIS

Intensive Course on WMD Nonproliferation and Security for Women in STEM in Africa

In partnership with AFRICSIS, this online course is for university professors, researchers, practitioners, government officials, and other female professionals.

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Inspiring Future Leaders in CIF

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

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The Status of the Front End of Saudi Arabia’s Nuclear Fuel Cycle

Reviewing the claims underlying recent media reports of KSA uranium mining and milling.

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Don’t Let the S-400/F-35 Challenge Ruin Relations Between Turkey and America

Neither country would be well-served by a weak NATO, undermined by Russia.

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New Podcast: – The Deal: The story of the Iran nuclear deal

How it came together, how it fell apart, and what that means for the rest of us.

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Women in the Nuclear Field: Perspectives from Nigeria, Russia, Turkey, and Ukraine

WEBINAR: Female nuclear professionals tell their stories.

Iran's Qased SLV launch April 2020.

Have Iran’s Space Ambitions Taken a Worrisome New Turn?

The April 2020 launch may represent a hedging strategy aimed at acquiring long-range ballistic-missile technology.

Iran's Qased SLV launch April 2020.

Iran’s Space Ambitions

Fabian Hinz on Iran’s first successful military satellite launch.

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Regional Security from the Ground Up

Three overlooked factors to get there are the deficits in strategic, legal, and technical know-how among most powers in the region.

Negotiations about Iranian Nuclear Program - the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Other Officials of the P5+1 and Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Iran and EU in Lausanne (Src: Wikimedia Commons)

NPR’s Iran Reader

Key articles on Iran’s nuclear program and the world’s response.