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International Nuclear Export Controls and Nonproliferation: The Collective Action Problem

In his new book Dr. Stewart examines the evolution of international nuclear non-proliferation trade controls over time.

Not by NPT Alone: The Future of the Global Nuclear Order

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) entered into force 50 years ago. Catch up on the international arrangements and how they have been eroding.

Dr. Richard Pilch

Precision Medicine and Its Dual-Use Implications for Genetic Weapons Systems

Overview of precision medicine, genetic weapons, and how it carries the potential for dual-use.

Could low-enriched uranium be used in naval reactors

Nuclear Subs in Australia Will Challenge the Nonproliferation Regime, and China

Acquiring a U.S. or UK submarine, possibly with a joint crew, could be a big first step forward for an Australian nuclear submarine program.

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OP #52: Scientific Risk Assessment of Genetic Weapons Systems

Examines potential for precision medicine to be used in a genetic weapon system, state capabilities and motivations, and offers policy recommendations.

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.

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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.