Middle East/Africa

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.

CNS Locations: Monterey, CA

CNS Experts Provide Analysis on Iranian Attacks on U.S. Bases in Iraq

The new decade has brought increased tensions in the Middle East, and with it, high media demand for CNS experts.

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The Memeification of International Security

The next generation does not want war, but they don’t know what else to do besides make memes.


How Trump Got Suckered by Iran and North Korea

He’s pushed Iran closer to going nuclear — and spurred an arms race in North Korea, Russia, and China.

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Empowering Women in Ukraine and Morocco

Increasing gender equity across the nuclear field.

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When You’re No Longer Friends with the Country Who Stores Your Nukes

Miles Pomper on Australian Broadcasting Corporation Radio.

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Why the US Has Nuclear Weapons in Turkey—and May Try to Put the Bombs Away

Pentagon officials are reviewing plans to remove 50 nuclear bombs.

Upcoming Event Washington DC

DC Luncheon: Whither a Middle East WMD-Free Zone

A conversation with Assistant Secretary Christopher Ford.