Cooperation

Review Conference President-designate Gustavo Zlauvinen, CNS Director William Potter, and UN Under-Secretary General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu

NPT Diplomats Meet in Annecy 2022

Over 60 senior diplomats, officials, and experts met for the traditional CNS NPT Diplomatic Workshop on “The 10th NPT Review Conference: Prospects and Pitfalls.”

The Nonproliferation Review

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.

Elayne Whyte Gomez at the podium at MIIS

Ambassador Elayne Whyte Gomez on Negotiating the TPNW: A View from 2018

Ambassador Elayne Whyte Goméz is interviewed about her presiding over the negotiation of a legally binding instrument to ban nuclear weapons—the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW)

Everything Counts: Building a Control Regime for Nonstrategic Nuclear Warheads in Europe (CNS Occasional Paper #55)

OP55: Everything Counts: Building a Control Regime for Nonstrategic Nuclear Warheads in Europe

Such an agreement will face major negotiating and implementation challenges—not only between Washington and Moscow, but also between Washington and NATO European allies.

Correcting the Most Serious Mistake: Prospects for US Ratification of the CTBT cover

Correcting the Most Serious Mistake: Prospects for US Ratification of the CTBT

In examining the policy history and making recommendations to facilitate US ratification, this article seeks to reinvigorate the debate over the CTBT.

UN Nations NY Inside

NPT Stakeholders Meet in New York

CNS hosted a working lunch for representatives from over 30 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) State parties.

CNS Webinar Podcast Series: Nuclear Threats and the War in Ukraine

CNS Webinar Series: Nuclear Threats and the War in Ukraine

[Episode 4, April 2022] Watch a series of CNS webinars about the nuclear challenges and risks that have arisen as a result of this unfolding crisis.

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Machiavelli in the Ivory Tower

[Episode 3, April 2022] A CNS videocast series with Sarah Bidgood and Hanna Notte, discussing arms control, nonproliferation, and international security issues.

Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

Why the Ukraine war does not mean more countries should seek nuclear weapons

The full balance sheet of pros and cons from both Ukraine and earlier cases does not lead to a persuasive argument for nuclear proliferation.

Container ship loading and unloading in sea port.

Export Control Dialogue in Context of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

The focus of this CNS-organized event was to promote dialogue and discussion between the government and the private sector.