New Tools & Emerging Technologies

Open source intelligence team at James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies

The day Middlebury graduate students detected the start of the Russia-Ukraine war

From that moment forward, all other CNS OSINT work in the office screeched to a halt. This night was the first time my work was in response to a real time crisis.

Cover: Export Control and Emerging Technology Control in an Era of Strategic Competition

Export Control and Emerging Technology Control in an Era of Strategic Competition

This paper provides an overview of changes taking place in relation to export controls, particularly from a US perspective.

Dr. James Palmer, Nuclear Treaty Verification Research, AWE, UK

Uses for virtual worlds in story telling for non-proliferation topics

A presentation by Dr. James Palmer, Nuclear Treaty Verification Research, AWE, UK

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High-Level Officials/Experts Discuss Nonproliferation at CNS’s International Advisory Council Meeting

The meeting was characterized by a common recognition of the vital role CNS plays in mitigating global proliferation threats.

Bouncy House of Death

OSINT Webinar: “So You Want to be an Internet Detective?”

WEBINAR: Focus on open-source tools and their power to enable anyone including students, policy makers, journalists, and experts to get to the truth.

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Coping with a “Coup” through Memes

What does a digital response to a national security crisis look like?

Kim Jong Un viewing a missile launch test

Short Course: Tracking North Korea’s WMD and Sanctions Evasion with Open Sources

New course teaching cutting-edge research techniques, tools, and resources used by CNS experts.

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Social Media Video Analysis Methodology for Sarin Exposure

CNS’s John Hart on new ways for medically evaluating videos of the 2013 Syria attacks.

Sanctions Space Podcast logo with the ACAMS logo and Ian Stewart on Proliferation Title

Nonproliferation Tools in the Strategic Technology War

PODCAST: Ian J. Stewart on the “Sanctions Space” podcast.

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How the US Plans to Crack Down on Ransom Payments to North Korean Hackers

Figuring out who is behind a ransom attack is a chronic problem in the cybersecurity world.