Analysis

INF Treaty Compliance

Violating Treaty to Punish Russia Has Major Consequences

The proposed congressional action risks opening a Pandora’s Box of issues that are far more fundamental than the INF Treaty.

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How Better Cancer Treatment Can Also Mean Better Nuclear Security

A report that the Islamic State almost stumbled upon radioactive material in Mosul–cobalt-60, used in radiation therapy–raises a profound dilemma about cancer treatment in developing countries.

OP#30: Crowdsourcing Systems and Potential Applications in Nonproliferation

OP#30: Crowdsourcing Systems and Potential Applications in Nonproliferation

This report provides an overview of crowdsourcing systems and identifies the key elements for use in a nonproliferation context.

OP#29: The Verification Clearinghouse: Debunking Websites and the Potential for Public Nonproliferation Monitoring

OP#29: The Verification Clearinghouse: Debunking Websites and the Potential for Public Nonproliferation Monitoring

Occasional Paper #29: This report explores the use of online forums to allow experts and members of the public to monitor and evaluate compliance with arms control treaties.

Chemical Weapon Munitions Dumped at Sea

Chemical Weapon Munitions Dumped at Sea: An Interactive Map

View the Google map with sites by confirmation status, the year dumping began, the amount dumped and by depth.

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Sanctions Against North Korea Consistently Fail. Why?

North Korea has been seeking to develop long-range missile technology for over 20 years.

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How North Korea Evades Sanctions in Southeast Asia: The Malaysia Case

Two companies with links to Pyongyang and Malaysia reveal how North Korea can skirt international restrictions.

OP#28: Geo4nonpro.org: A Geospatial Crowd-Sourcing Platform for WMD Verification

OP#28: Geo4nonpro.org: A Geospatial Crowd-Sourcing Platform for WMD Verification

Occasional Paper #28: Geo4nonpro is a web-based platform for public viewing and annotating satellite imagery.

Yersinia pestis, Biological Warfare, and Bioterrorism

How likely is a terrorist to utilize Y. pestis in an attack against a human population?

Cover of "When Did (and Didn’t) States Proliferate?"

When Did (and Didn’t) States Proliferate?

New joint CNS-Belfer Center publication chronicles the history of—and reasons behind—nuclear proliferation worldwide.