Bryan Lee Articles

OP#30: Crowdsourcing Systems and Potential Applications in Nonproliferation

OP#30: Crowdsourcing Systems and Potential Applications in Nonproliferation

This report provides an overview of crowdsourcing systems and identifies the key elements for use in a nonproliferation context.

OP#29: The Verification Clearinghouse: Debunking Websites and the Potential for Public Nonproliferation Monitoring

OP#29: The Verification Clearinghouse: Debunking Websites and the Potential for Public Nonproliferation Monitoring

Occasional Paper #29: This report explores the use of online forums to allow experts and members of the public to monitor and evaluate compliance with arms control treaties.

OP#27: Searching for Illicit Dual Use Items in Online Marketplaces: A Semi-Automated Approach

Occasional Paper #27: Large-scale harvesting of online marketplace information is possible using off-the-shelf open source technologies and basic programming skills.

Radiological and Nuclear Security Tutorial

Online CBRN Awareness Training – Five Lessons Learned

We learned five lessons through the “Project 10” course on chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear threats.

Twitter network diagram showing discussion during NPT Preparatory Committee meeting

New Media’s Role in Societal Verification

CNS reviews a new report on social media and other internet tools for societal verification.

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Facebook, YouTube, and the Future of Nonproliferation

A new study says social media tools like Facebook and Twitter can help fight the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD).

2014 NPT PrepCom

2014 NPT PrepCom

Updates from the NPT Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) meeting, including a Twitter feed and photos.

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Development of e-Learning Courses for CBRN Risk Mitigation

CNS is creating an online training course as part of a project to raise awareness on CBRN risk mitigation.

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New Media Solutions in Nonproliferation and Arms Control: Opportunities and Challenges

Twitter, Facebook, and other new media tools can help prevent countries from building and using WMDs. Can Twitter save the world?

Bryan Lee, Director of the Eurasian Nonproliferation Program on Russian Issues

Interview on Russian Issues with CNS Expert

Video interview on terrorism at the Sochi Olympics, Russia’s role in the removal of chemical weapons from Syria, and more.