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Machiavelli in the Ivory Tower: A CNS videocast series

Episode 05: North Korea’s Nuclear Hinge Points with Dr. Siegfried Hecker, hosted by Sarah Bidgood and Hanna Notte

CNS and MIIS Professor Jeffrey Lewis, CNS and MIIS Distinguished Professor Practice Siegfried Hecker, and CNS Distinguished Non-Resident Scholar Robert Carlin (Source: Eduardo Fujii)

A Full Spectrum Look at North Korea’s Nuclear Program: From Above, On the Ground, and In Person

The three presentations demonstrated the power of the viewing from a multi-spectrum perspective and highlighted CNS’ unusual and diverse pool of expertise.

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CNS Advisory Council Meeting Featured CTBO Executive Secretary Robert Floyd, NPT Review Conference President Gustavo Zlauvinen, and US Under-Secretary of State Bonnie Jenkins

The CNS International Advisory Council held its annual meeting in Washington, DC on October 24, 2022.

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Arms Control in Europe After the Russo-Ukrainian War, Really?

Dr. Hanna Notte spoke at a Carnegie Nuclear Policy Conference panel in Washington DC, addressing European and Russian views on arms control opportunities.

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The Power of VR and Storytelling: Building Empathy for a Nuclear Weapons Free World

Critical Issues Forum 7th Speaker Series: The risk of nuclear weapons is as great as it has been since the end of the Cold War, making this Speaker Series topic extremely timely.

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US-Black Sea Nonproliferation Professionals Exchange: US Module

Participants from six countries fostered ties between US and Black Sea technical and policy communities with tours of both of the National Laboratories, nuclear science museums, and Washington DC.

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Atomic Steppe: How Kazakhstan Gave Up the Bomb

VIDEO: Former CNS expert, Togzhan Kassenova, presents her research and book on the untold true story of how Kazakhstan said no to nuclear weapons.

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The Demise of the USSR and the Nuclear Aftermath in Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine

William C. Potter reviews a Journal of Cold War Studies article by Mariana Budjeryn.

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Is nationalist populism creating new nuclear dangers?

Nuclear arsenals in the hands of nationalist-populist leaders might require a rethinking of assumptions about the global nuclear order.

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It’s Time to Accept That North Korea Has Nuclear Weapons

Washington needs to contemplate the unthinkable: accepting that North Korea is a nuclear state. – Jeffrey Lewis in the New York Times.