Middle East/Africa

Israel’s Secret Plan to Nuke the Egyptian Desert

In May 1967, facing an unprecedented existential threat from Egypt and its other neighbors, Israel drew up a plan to detonate nukes in the Egyptian desert in a massive demonstration of power.

Participants of the workshop “Nuclear Security Policy and Practice in the African Continent” in Accra, Ghana

CNS Workshop Builds African Capacity to Strengthen Nuclear and Radiological Security

FEBRUARY 6–10, 2017: CNS and the African Center for Science and International Security (AFRICSIS) conducted their second joint capacity-building workshop.

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.

Event: Lessons Learned from Eliminating WMD

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

Radiological Cancer Therepy (Source: WikiMedia Commons)

Africa’s growing and neglected cancer problem: We will all suffer

By helping countries acquire linear accelerators and train associated personnel, the international community has the opportunity to improve public health and security simultaneously.

Flag of Turkey

America’s Nukes Aren’t Safe in Turkey Anymore

The security situation in Turkey has been deteriorating for some time.

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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.

CNS Holds First Nuclear Security Capacity Building Workshop in Africa

Workshop on nuclear security, regimes, policies, challenges and how to address them.

Academician Alexei Arbatov

Arbatov Discusses Russian Military Intervention in Syria

Alexei Arbatov on the future of US-Russian relations in the aftermath of Russian military intervention in Syria.

Next Generation of Middle East Experts in Prague

The one-of-a-kind network of arms control experts reviews past projects and looks forward to the future.