Ambassador Akan Rakhmetullin, William Potter, Izumi Nakamitusu

Diplomats Gather in Annecy France for NPT Workshop

Over five dozen senior diplomats gathered in Annecy, France on March 7-8, 2024 for an NPT diplomatic workshop hosted by CNS.

The New York Times

Putin’s Next Escalation Is Coming

Even without the terror attack in Moscow last week, the Russian president was primed to step up his assault on Ukraine.

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Moscow Attack: How could it Impact the War?

Hanna Notte joined the BBC’s Ukrainecast to discuss the implications of the Moscow terrorist attack.

Group Participants at CNS Headquarters in Monterey, CA

Black Sea Nonproliferation Professionals Visit CNS, LLNL, and Celebrate International Women’s Day with Rose Gottemoeller at Stanford

The group, comprised of 20 nonproliferation mid-senior career experts from Georgia, Moldova, Romania, Türkiye, Ukraine, and the United States convened for its fourth meeting.

James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS)

The Future of Nonproliferation: Middle East and North Africa Regional Essay Competition

CNS is pleased to announce an essay competition in cooperation with Sandia National Laboratories aimed at fostering and leveraging technical and regional expertise.

Headshot of Dr. Hanna Notte

Putin’s Ukraine obsession has blinded him to dangers at home

Putin’s obsession with Ukraine has made him blind to the real dangers to Russia, lurking abroad and at home.

A wide view of the Security Council as Members unanimously adopt resolution 1977 (2011) on 20 April 2011, extending for 10 years the mandate of the 1540 Committee. UN Photo/Devra Berkovitz

CNS Expert Addresses UN Security Council Briefing on Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation

CNS expert reminds the council of their commitments to crucial treaties while noticing a more recent recommitment to nuclear weapons and an increase in the value attached to them among the council’s state parties.

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Nonproliferation Review and CNS Announce McElvany Award Winners

Grand Prize winner: “A tale of two fuel cycles: defining enrichment and reprocessing in the nonproliferation regime” by Sidra Hamidi and Chantell Murphy.

Jeffrey Knopf and speaker

Russia’s War on Ukraine: The Implications for the Global Nuclear Order

A seminar video with speakers Dr. Iryna Maksymenko, Dr. Valeriia Gergiieva, Ms. Valeriia Hesse, and Dr. Tetyana Melnyk.

Russian President Vladimir Putin

Containing Global Russia

Contending with Russia’s efforts to upend the international order and to advance its own integration projects will be very difficult.