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CNS Visiting Fellows with Jean du Preez and Rotary Leader

CNS Visiting Fellows Give Perspectives as a Ukrainian and a Russian on the War in Ukraine

On May 12, 2022, CNS Visiting Fellows Valeriia Hesse and Kirill Iliin gave a talk to The Monterey Rotary Club.

The Impact of Russia’s Ukraine Invasion in the Middle East and North Africa

CNS expert Hanna Notte testifies on how the war might affect Moscow’s future interests, role and diplomacy in the region.

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The Impact of the Ukraine War on Missile Diplomacy in the Middle East

Russian equivocation, U.S. distraction, and Gulf Arab states’ reliance on deterrence and defense will likely undermine prospects for addressing regional missile proliferation through diplomacy.

CNS Webinar Podcast Series: Nuclear Threats and the War in Ukraine

CNS Webinar Series: Nuclear Threats and the War in Ukraine

[Episode 4, April 2022] Watch a series of CNS webinars about the nuclear challenges and risks that have arisen as a result of this unfolding crisis.

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Machiavelli in the Ivory Tower

[Episode 3, April 2022] A CNS videocast series with Sarah Bidgood and Hanna Notte, discussing arms control, nonproliferation, and international security issues.

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Why deterring Russian use of chemical weapons is a challenge

There are limits to what the United States and NATO can threaten.

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.

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Why the Ukraine war does not mean more countries should seek nuclear weapons

The full balance sheet of pros and cons from both Ukraine and earlier cases does not lead to a persuasive argument for nuclear proliferation.

The Conversation

Russia isn’t likely to use chemical weapons in Ukraine – unless Putin grows desperate

There are unconfirmed reports Russia used chemical weapons in Ukraine. Syria’s chemical weapons use offers context for this tactic.

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Export Control Dialogue in Context of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

The focus of this CNS-organized event was to promote dialogue and discussion between the government and the private sector.