Biological

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?

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”

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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

North Korean woman in a hospital bed

OP #53: Public-health Engagement with North Korea in the COVID-19 Era

A new program of humanitarian aid will be needed to permit a safe reopening, and potentially also to address the human consequences of the protracted closure.

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.

DNA illustration

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.

Modeling the Food Supply Chain During the Pandemic

Dr. Dalnoki-Veress developed a hypothetical model to build resilient networks that can serve underserved communities during challenging times.

Richard Pilch and Elena Sokova speaking through Zoom

Global Health Security Implications of COVID-19

There are still many grey areas related to the virus, including its origin, emerging genetic variants and security implications.

CNS Seminar video, "Warfare is In Your Genes: What the Biden Administration Should Do About It"

Warfare is In Your Genes: What the Biden Administration Should Do About It

CNS seminar video featuring former Secretary of Defense William Perry, former Governor of California Jerry Brown, and CNS expert Sarah Bidgood.