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Russian President Vladimir Putin presents US President Donald Trump with a gift of a soccer ball in Helsinki on July 16, 2018. (Source: Shutterstock.com)

Is nationalist populism creating new nuclear dangers?

Nuclear arsenals in the hands of nationalist-populist leaders might require a rethinking of assumptions about the global nuclear order.

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The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)

In conjunction with the NPT RevCon, the Nonproliferation Review is highlighting past articles focusing on the NPT and its review process.

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The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW)

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW): a virtual special issue of the Nonproliferation Review.

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Russia and weapons of mass destruction

Russia and weapons of mass destruction: a virtual special issue of the Nonproliferation Review.

The Richard M. Lugar Center for Public Health in Tblisi, Georgia, a frequent target of disinformation from Russia. (Source: https://mrdg.health.mil)

Russia and biological weapons: disinformation abroad, languishing life sciences at home

Russian officials and proxies have spread false allegations for years about US interest in biological weapons. Is this disinformation a cover for Russia’s own pursuits?

Saddam Hussein and Kurdish areas in the Middle East (Src: Shutterstock)

Saddam Hussein’s gassing of the Kurds: who is accountable for war crimes?

From Saddam’s Iraq to Putin’s Russia, habits of opacity make it hard to definitively assign responsibility for atrocities.

OPCW inspectors participate in a chemical weapons field exercise. (Src: opcw.org)

Bringing “Novichok” nerve agents under control

Two experts on chemical-weapons arms control propose a “family-based” approach to addressing the full variety of Novichok nerve agents.

Joseph O'Mahoney, 2020 McElvany Award winner

Announcing the 2020 McElvany Award winners

Grand Prize winner: “The Smiling Buddha effect: Canadian and US policy after India’s 1974 nuclear test”

Vladimir Putin. Photo courtesy Kremlin.ru.

Russia’s novel strategic weapons: staying ahead of the Americans?

Examining public data, declassified intelligence, and commercial satellite imagery, the authors identify drivers behind Russia’s pursuit of weapons systems.

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In the pages of the Nonproliferation Review: Russia and biological weapons

Articles analyzing Russia’s long history of fabrications about biological weapons and Russia’s own BW history