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North Korea Announces Rocket Launch February 8-25

North Korea’s peaceful space launch activities do double duty for its military program.

New High Resolution B-Roll of North Korea Sites & Missiles

High resolution B-roll footage of North Korean nuclear sites and missiles is available for use by broadcast journalists, policy makers, and analysts.

North Korea Increases Uranium Production

Closer scrutiny of North Korea’s uranium resources may help arrive at more accurate estimates of their nuclear weapon stockpile and capability.

North Korea Bioweapons Program

North Korea’s Bioweapons Program

Analysis of images of the Pyongyang Bio-technical Institute reveals North Korea can produce regular, military-sized batches of biological weapons, specifically anthrax.

2015 NPT Twitter Feed

Follow tweets of the Ninth Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)

Open Source Berkeley Workshop

CNS Produces Workshop on Open Source Analysis for UC Berkeley

Instructors Jeffrey Lewis and Melissa Hanham focused on technical solutions.

Twitter network diagram showing discussion during NPT Preparatory Committee meeting

New Tools For Nonproliferation and Disarmament Research and Teaching

CNS pioneers use of open source information and modeling to revolutionize nonproliferation and disarmament research and education.

Controlled Drone Use

California Attempts to Control Drone Use

Dec 1: Discussion, the attempt to control drone use and potential conflicts with privacy rights, property rights in California.

Twitter network diagram showing discussion during NPT Preparatory Committee meeting

New Media’s Role in Societal Verification

CNS reviews a new report on social media and other internet tools for societal verification.

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Facebook, YouTube, and the Future of Nonproliferation

A new study says social media tools like Facebook and Twitter can help fight the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD).