Analysis

Bright yellow book cover with the nuclear symbol

Rethinking Nuclear Weapons Choices

In his new book, Dr. Pelopidas disproves four common assumptions of the proliferation paradigm.

Sig Hecker talking to a group

How to Rebuild the Global Nuclear Order Post-Ukraine?

Dr. Hecker highlighted the importance of scientists and diplomats working together on these complex issues.

collage with university towers, chess pieces, a tank on a beach, smoke

Machiavelli in the Ivory Tower

(Episode 4, August 2022) A CNS videocast series with Sarah Bidgood and Hanna Notte, discussing arms control, nonproliferation, and international security issues.

Participants of the workshop in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

CNS Supports Radioactive Source Users in Central Asia and Azerbaijan in Improving Security Culture

CNS completed a year-long project to increase radiological security culture awareness in Central Asia and Azerbaijan.

Ambassador Ahmet Uzumcu

Future Challenges for the OPCW

A conversation with Ambassador Ahmet Uzumcu. Political divisions appear to be the main challenge for the organization.

The Nonproliferation Review

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.

The Brazilian Navy’s first Scorpène-class submarine S40 Riachuelo, launched in December 2018. The first Brazilian nuclear-powered attack submarine SSN Alvaro Alberto is scheduled for 2030.

Brazil wants special treatment for its nuclear submarine program—just like Australia

2022 will mark the beginning of complex negotiations on safeguards for nuclear submarines that will have important implications for the safeguards system.

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)