Raymond Zilinskas’s Articles

Chemical Weapon Munitions Dumped at Sea

Chemical Weapon Munitions Dumped at Sea: An Interactive Map

View the Google map with sites by confirmation status, the year dumping began, the amount dumped and by depth.

Yersinia pestis, Biological Warfare, and Bioterrorism

How likely is a terrorist to utilize Y. pestis in an attack against a human population?

Occasional Paper #26: Findings from the 2016 Symposium on Export Control of Emerging Biotechnologies

OP#26: Findings from the 2016 Symposium on Export Control of Emerging Biotechnologies

Occasional Paper #26: Sixty experts gathered from 15 countries representing scientific, policy, industry, legal, and enforcement fields.

US Blames Assad Regime for Worst Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria in Years

For more on the implications of this latest development, CNS experts are available for comment.

DNA Structure

Gene Drives: Panacea or Pandora’s Box?

Gene drive systems will be a new biosecurity challenge to face at the BWC Conference.

Cover of "The Soviet Bioweapons Program and Its Legacy"

The Soviet Bioweapons Program and Its Legacy

How Soviet genetic engineering aimed to create super-natural bacterial & viral strains for weapons.

Biotechnology E-commerce

OP#21: Biotechnology E-commerce: A Disruptive Challenge to Biological Arms Control

Occasional Paper #21: Researchers find biotechnology e-commerce has significantly disrupted the effectiveness of export controls.

Soviet Submarine Disassembly, Wikimedia Commons

New Nonproliferation & Disarmament Verification Technology

Citizens worldwide verify compliance with international arms control treaties.

OP#18: Stories of the Soviet Anti-Plague System

Occasional Paper #18: CNS researchers reveal the anti-plague system in Russia and how it was reported by western media.

Chemical Weapon Munitions Dumped at Sea: An Interactive Map

CNS has located 127 CW disposal and human exposure sites. CNS created a Google Earth map and presentation in hopes of garnering further interest.