North Korea

Sri Lankan Military

Connecting the OSINT Dots on Sri Lankan-North Korean Military Deals

Are Sri Lankan and North Korean military deals simply due to disjointed internal-decision making?

North Korea Nuclear / Radiological

North Korea is Practicing for Nuclear War

North Korea is not testing missiles – they are conducting military exercises.

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A Familiar Story: The New UN Report on North Korean Sanctions Implementation

UN Panel report shows that sanctions regime is failing to disrupt North Korea’s illicit activities.

Malaysian Police Say Kim Jong Nam Killed with VX Nerve Agent

VX is a chemical weapon and is banned under the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention. Experts available for comment.

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CNS Expert Melissa Hanham Testifies in Canadian Parliament on DPRK Sanctions

NOVEMBER 30, 2016: Sanctions are not a panacea, Hanham asserts, but they have slowed Pyongyang’s development of WMD.

Donald Trump

Presidential Command and Control in the Age of Trump

What can we do with Trump holding the nuclear codes?

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Why Is North Korea’s Fifth Nuclear Test Different From Its Other Tests?

A look at five other states’ weapons milestones, and what they indicate about Kim Jong-un’s progress.

Event: Lessons Learned from Eliminating WMD

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

North Korea Nuclear / Radiological

DPRK Conducts Its Fifth Nuclear Test

CNS has experts and broadcast resources available for the media.

A Proliferation Plateau May Offer Unique Opportunities

Has proliferation to new countries reached a plateau? That is how things appear in early 2016 on the basis of publicly available information.