CNS Occasional Papers

Park Geun-Hye meeting with Barack Obama. (source: Wikimedia Commons)

#24 Strengthening the ROK-US Nuclear Partnership

This report identifies challenges and opportunities for the next phase of the ROK-US nuclear partnership.

Replacing High-Risk Radioactive Sources

#23 Occasional Paper: Replacing High-Risk Radiological Materials

CNS researchers offer governments a roadmap to replace high-risk radioactive sources with non-isotopic alternatives

Middle East map

#22 A Blueprint to a Middle East WMD Free Zone

A new CNS report offers legal, technical, and organizational proposals to negotiations and implementation of a WMD-free Middle East.

Biotechnology E-commerce

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

Researchers find biotechnology e-commerce has significantly disrupted the effectiveness of export controls.

Countering Nuclear Commodity Smuggling

#20 Combatting Illegal Nuclear Trade

Event: New study recommends action to prevent nuclear smuggling to Iran, North Korea, and other countries seeking nuclear weapons.

Cesium 137

#19 Alternatives to High-Risk Radiological Sources

Sustainably preventing terrorism means finding substitutes for high-risk radiological sources, such as cesium chloride in blood irradiators.

[Evergreen] Biological Symbol

#18 Stories of the Soviet Anti-Plague System

CNS researchers reveal the anti-plague system in Russia and how it was reported by western media.

Concrete vault for radioactive waste (Netherlands)

#16 Rethinking Spent Fuel Management in South Korea

12 practicable recommendations for South Korea, the 5th-largest nuclear energy producer and a major nuclear power plant exporter.

Occasional Paper

#15 Engaging China and Russia on Nuclear Disarmament

Analysis and recommendations on how to place Beijing and Moscow on “the road to zero.”

#9 The 1971 Smallpox Epidemic in Aralsk, Kazakhstan, and the Soviet Biological Warfare Program – Commentaries

The first authoritative English translation of an official Soviet report describing a previously unknown outbreak of smallpox in 1971 in the city of Aralsk, Kazakhstan.