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Negative Security Assurance and Nuclear Diplomacy: Implications for the Complete Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula

Delve into North Korea’s perspective on negative security assurance (NSA) through an exploration of Pyongyang’s diplomatic narratives and discover the implications for the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

Margarita Kalinina-Pohl, Masako Toki and other colleagues at the "Stronger than Death" Monument in Semey, Kazakhstan (2014)

CNS Experts Observe the International Day Against Nuclear Tests by Raising Awareness about Humanitarian Impacts of Nuclear Tests and Nuclear Weapons

CNS experts commemorate the day with an interview with The Astana Times and a webinar with a hibakusha.

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Respect for Hibakusha, and Hope in Younger Generations

Voices of people who suffered the most under the mushroom cloud have often been marginalized.

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First steps on a long path: seizing the opportunity to reduce US-China nuclear risks

Incentivizing China to see nuclear and risk reduction as beneficial rather than detrimental will require skillful U.S. diplomacy to leverage pressure from allies in Europe and regional states.

War on the Rocks

The West Cannot Cure Russia’s Nuclear Fever

Short of curing the fever, the United States and Europe can still take steps to lower the temperature.

Reducing Nuclear Threats in a Time of Peril: A CNS Seminar with Ambassador Alexander Kmentt

Reducing Nuclear Threats in a Time of Peril: A CNS Seminar with Ambassador Alexander Kmentt

Austrian Ambassador Alexander Kmentt identified an array of growing nuclear challenges and the steps needed to mitigate them.

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People’s Liberation Army Rocket Force Order of Battle 2023

Over the past decade China doubled its combat missile brigades and unveiled new capabilities revealing its fears and conceptions about how future wars in the region will be conducted.

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Machiavelli in the Ivory Tower: A CNS videocast series

Episode 8: Russia’s Nuclear Fever – A Conversation with Rose Gottemoeller

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Raising Next Generation Nonproliferation Experts through the Summer Undergraduate Program

Fellows receive invaluable job training, work closely with CNS experts, and participate in an engaging lecture series.

Fukushima Daichi Nuclear Power Station. (Fukushima, Japan) Photo Credit: Tokyo Electric Power Co., TEPCO (Src: Wikipedia Commons)

Concrete Alternative: A Better Solution for Fukushima’s Contaminated Water Than Ocean Dumping

The old adage that “dilution is the solution to pollution” no longer holds true in the strained ocean environment of 2023.