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Book cover for "International Nuclear Export Controls and Non-Proliferation: The Collective Action Problem" by Ian J. Stewart.

International Nuclear Export Controls and Non-Proliferation

A book by Ian J. Stewart examining the evolution of international nuclear non-proliferation trade controls over time.

A Dongfeng-41 intercontinental strategic nuclear missiles group formation marches to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, Beijing, Oct. 1 2019 (from World Politics Review. Imaginechina photo via AP Images.).

China’s Nuclear Build-Up Could Make for a More Dangerous Future

Satellite photos appear to show that China is building vast fields of new missile silos in its sparsely populated western region.

US and Russian flags as one torn flag

End of an Era: The United States, Russia, and Nuclear Nonproliferation

US-Russian cooperation on nuclear nonproliferation: Will shared interests prevail or fall victim to rivalry and mistrust?

The facility FRM II, from the IAEA Imagebank via Flickr.

OP #51: The Final Stretch: Tackling Remaining HEU Challenges

HEU represents a highly attractive target for terrorists and proliferators.

Video of the panel, "The Geneva Summit: Implications for Russian-US Relations"

The Geneva Summit: Implications for Russian-US Relations

Video from a virtual US-Russia nuclear dialogue event with remarks by Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov.

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.

Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

How to Make Sure Neutrons Save Lives Instead of End Them

The authors call for an international mechanism to anticipate worldwide research reactor needs and how to meet them efficiently and minimizing the use of highly enriched uranium.

Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Today (Photo Credit: Anastasiia Nechytailo, CNS Fellow Spring 2020)

CNS Observed the 35th Anniversary of the Chernobyl Disaster with International Dialogue

CNS commemorated this week with an article in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and two webinars featuring Ukrainian experts, CNS visiting fellows, and students.

Robert Legvold in front of a microphone

The UC Interview Series: Prof. Robert Legvold

Topics: West-Russia relations, nuclear deterrence, limited nuclear options, and prospects for arms control cooperation.

Alexey Navalny at a Moscow rally in 2013

Don’t Kick Russia Out of the Chemical Weapons Convention Over Navalny

Sanctions advocates all too often assume a straight line between banishment and behavioral change.