South Asia

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CNS DC Hosts Officials from Latin America and Southeast Asia for 2022 Export Control Fellowship Program

The program provided opportunities for government officials working on trade control-related areas to engage in intensive academic studies.

CNS IAC 2022 meeting members (Source: Kaveh Sardari)

CNS Advisory Council Meeting Featured CTBO Executive Secretary Robert Floyd, NPT Review Conference President Gustavo Zlauvinen, and US Under-Secretary of State Bonnie Jenkins

The CNS International Advisory Council held its annual meeting in Washington, DC on October 24, 2022.

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An Indian Perspective on China’s Nuclear Weapons

Although both China and India have never issued a nuclear threat to each other, Beijing often views New Delhi as a peripheral 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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Nonproliferation Review, Vol. 26, Nos. 5–6

Includes a Special Section on the shifting South Asian nuclear landscape.

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Reflecting on the Past, Present, and Future of Nuclear Weapons in International Politics

Accessible, policy-relevant scholarship can help inform both public and policymaker conversations.

OP#41: Monitoring Uranium Mining and Milling in India and Pakistan through Remote Sensing Imagery

Open-source technologies allow analysts to monitor increased uranium production in South Asia.

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NPT Roundtable Discussion Co-hosted by CNS and the Malaysian Mission to the UN

The event, entitled “The 2019 NPT PrepCom: What Is to Be Done?” was held on October 25, 2018 at the Malaysian Mission in New York.

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Radioactive Material is Still Missing in Malaysia: Cause for Concern?

This material could be used to build a radiological dispersal device (RDD), commonly known as a “dirty bomb.”

Venkatesan Ashok

Nuclear Energy, Nonproliferation & India

VIDEO: Ambassador Venkatesan Ashok was India’s Ambassador to Zimbabwe and to the Czech Republic before taking charge as Consul General of India in San Francisco.