Middle East

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.

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Trump Administration Sanctions Iran After Missile Test

The White House announced new sanctions on Iran following its recent ballistic-missile test. CNS experts are available for comment.

Iran nuclear deal: agreement in Vienna. From left to right: Foreign ministers/secretaries of state Wang Yi (China), Laurent Fabius (France), Frank-Walter Steinmeier (Germany), Federica Mogherini (EU), Mohammad Javad Zarif (Iran), Philip Hammond (UK), John Kerry (USA).

Deal or No Deal: What Should Be the Fate of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action?

With skepticism steeping in both countries, will the deal survive?

The Iranian Nuclear Deal – Myths and Misinformation - Joe Brazda

The Iranian Nuclear Deal – Myths and Misinformation

VIDEO: CNS’ Joe Brazda dispels misinformation put forward by members of Congress and presidential candidates, including president-elect Donald Trump.

A Serious Solution for Syria

The conflict in Syria is a disturbing example of the failure of international response, and the normalization of chemical weapons use in its absence.

President Barack Obama talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office Monday, May 18, 2009. Offical White House Photo by Pete Souza. (Source: White House Flickr.com account)

Why the US-Israel Military Aid Package Matters

Despite record levels of US military assistance to Israel under the Obama administration, the state of US-Israel relations has worsened, not strengthened, in recent years.

Event: Lessons Learned from Eliminating WMD

The Nonproliferation Review launched its newest volume: a special, double issue on eliminating weapons of mass destruction.

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A Brighter Future for Iranian Nonproliferation?

The Czech visit is one of several signs that Iran is sticking to its commitments under the international nuclear deal made last year.

NATO to Respond to “Strategic Reality” at Upcoming Summit

The alliance will seek to expand its readiness vis-à-vis Russia and violence from neighboring Iraq and Syria.

Why We Should Still Move Forward Towards a WMD Free Zone in the Middle East

Discussion of NPT Review Council efforts to establish a Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone.