The Nonproliferation Review

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.

The Nonproliferation Review

Russia and weapons of mass destruction

Russia and weapons of mass destruction: a virtual special issue of the Nonproliferation Review.

The Richard M. Lugar Center for Public Health in Tblisi, Georgia, a frequent target of disinformation from Russia. (Source: https://mrdg.health.mil)

Russia and biological weapons: disinformation abroad, languishing life sciences at home

Russian officials and proxies have spread false allegations for years about US interest in biological weapons. Is this disinformation a cover for Russia’s own pursuits?

Saddam Hussein and Kurdish areas in the Middle East (Src: Shutterstock)

Saddam Hussein’s gassing of the Kurds: who is accountable for war crimes?

From Saddam’s Iraq to Putin’s Russia, habits of opacity make it hard to definitively assign responsibility for atrocities.

OPCW inspectors participate in a chemical weapons field exercise. (Src: opcw.org)

Bringing “Novichok” nerve agents under control

Two experts on chemical-weapons arms control propose a “family-based” approach to addressing the full variety of Novichok nerve agents.

Joseph O'Mahoney, 2020 McElvany Award winner

Announcing the 2020 McElvany Award winners

Grand Prize winner: “The Smiling Buddha effect: Canadian and US policy after India’s 1974 nuclear test”

Vladimir Putin. Photo courtesy Kremlin.ru.

Russia’s novel strategic weapons: staying ahead of the Americans?

Examining public data, declassified intelligence, and commercial satellite imagery, the authors identify drivers behind Russia’s pursuit of weapons systems.

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In the pages of the Nonproliferation Review: Russia and biological weapons

Articles analyzing Russia’s long history of fabrications about biological weapons and Russia’s own BW history

Covell Meyskens

Winners of the 2019 McElvany Nonproliferation Award

The Nonproliferation Review recognizes outstanding scholarly achievement by five prominent experts.

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Nonproliferation Review, Vol. 26, Nos. 5–6

Includes a Special Section on the shifting South Asian nuclear landscape.