Nuclear

Jerry Brown, Masako Toki, and Bill Potter on Zoom

The Role of Youth as Change Agents for Nuclear Disarmament

High School Students from the US, Japan, and Russia discuss solutions to nuclear threats at the Online Critical Issues Forum Spring Student Conference.

Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Today (Photo Credit: Anastasiia Nechytailo, CNS Fellow Spring 2020)

CNS Observed the 35th Anniversary of the Chernobyl Disaster with International Dialogue

CNS commemorated this week with an article in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and two webinars featuring Ukrainian experts, CNS visiting fellows, and students.

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The UC Interview Series: Prof. Robert Legvold

Topics: West-Russia relations, nuclear deterrence, limited nuclear options, and prospects for arms control cooperation.

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Will Iran Accept Russia’s Ideas for a Middle East Regional Security Process?

Getting Iran to engage on the “plus” of a “JCPOA plus” will be hard, and recent Russian proposals will unlikely convince Tehran.

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Critical Issues Forum 3rd Speaker Series: “Rebooting Memories” with Hibakusha

Visualizations help students empathize with the suffering caused by the atomic bombing of Japan.

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The Third Bomb and How to Prevent It

Prospects for a return the Iran nuclear deal (JCPOA) under the Biden administration against the backdrop of the Abraham Accords.

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Book Release: Nuclear Choices for the Twenty-First Century

Topics covered are radioactivity, radiation, nuclear fission, nuclear reactors, and fusion energy, nuclear fuel cycle and the management of nuclear waste.

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Return to the Deal? The New US Administration and the Prospects for the JCPOA

CNS senior non-resident scholar Dr. Notte speaks on the return to the JCPOA at event hosted by the Valdai Discussion Club in Moscow.

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Slowing a New Arms Race Means Compromising on Missile Defenses

If Biden wants to slow this arms race, he will need to accept limits on U.S. missile defense systems.

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Where Are Russia’s Red Lines on Iran’s Nuclear Brinkmanship?

The new US administration intends to revive diplomacy with Iran and return to the 2015 nuclear deal (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA).