Reports & Books

OP #44: Eyes on U: Opportunities, Challenges, and Limits of Remote Sensing for Monitoring Uranium Mining and Milling

Geospatial tech sheds light on secretive first step of nuclear fuel cycle.

OP #43: North Korea’s International Scientific Collaborations: Their Scope, Scale, and Potential Dual-Use and Military Significance

International scientific collaborations are helping North Korea advance its technology.

Le Hague nuclear reprocessing plant. (Credit: United States Department of Energy.)

OP #42: The Other Fissile Material: Strengthening National and International Plutonium Management Approaches

Recommendations to avoid risks posed by existing and potential reprocessing programs.

OP#41: Monitoring Uranium Mining and Milling in India and Pakistan through Remote Sensing Imagery

Open-source technologies allow analysts to monitor increased uranium production in South Asia.

OP#40: Monitoring Uranium Mining and Milling in China and North Korea through Remote Sensing Imagery

OP#40: Monitoring Uranium Mining and Milling in China and North Korea through Remote Sensing Imagery

Monitoring uranium mines and mills from space can provide insight into possible nuclear-weapons proliferation.

OP#39: Safeguards and Verification in Inaccessible Territories

Identifying lessons from Iraq, Libya, Syria, Fukushima/Japan, and Crimea/Ukraine.

OP#38: Geo4Nonpro 2.0

OP#38: Geo4Nonpro 2.0

CNS redesigned the ideal platform for crowdsourcing geospatial analysis of suspected WMD sites.

OP#37: All the World is Staged: An Analysis of Social Media Influence Operations against US Counterproliferation Efforts in Syria

OP#37: All the World is Staged

An analysis of social media influence operations against US counterproliferation efforts in Syria.

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The 2020 Commission Report on the North Korean Nuclear Attacks against the United States

A speculative novel on how the United States and North Korea might stumble into a nuclear war, by CNS expert Jeffrey Lewis.

Once and Future Partners: The US, Russia, and Nuclear Non-proliferation book cover

Once and Future Partners: The US, Russia, and Nuclear Non-proliferation

Despite their Cold War rivalry, the US and the Soviet Union frequently engaged in joint efforts to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons.