Analysis

North Korea Nuclear / Radiological

Have North Korea’s Missile Tests Paid Off?

North Korea’s missile tests may eventually result in a deployable ICBM.

Is the United States Really Blowing Up North Korea’s Missiles?

The failures of North Korea’s missile launches are not the result of hacking.

North Korea’s Military Parade: What We Didn’t See

North Korea’s “Day of the Sun” parade suggests shifts in the country’s nuclear ambition.

OP#27: Searching for Illicit Dual Use Items in Online Marketplaces: A Semi-Automated Approach

Occasional Paper #27: Large-scale harvesting of online marketplace information is possible using off-the-shelf open source technologies and basic programming skills.

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Understanding Nuclear Weapon Risks: Non-State Actors and Nuclear Weapons

Assessment of the risks of nuclear weapons and materials falling into wrong hands and efforts to deny terrorists and non-state actors access.

M building of the Vienna International Center, location of the NPT PrepCom.

Recommendations for the 2017 NPT PrepCom

CNS is pleased to disseminate the following study by Tariq Rauf in advance of the forthcoming 2017 NPT Preparatory Committee Meeting.

Life-of-the-Ship Reactors and Accelerated Testing of Naval Propulsion Fuels and Reactors

This special report is a result of the FAS U.S.-French Naval Nuclear Task Force.

Occasional Paper #26: Findings from the 2016 Symposium on Export Control of Emerging Biotechnologies

OP#26: Findings from the 2016 Symposium on Export Control of Emerging Biotechnologies

Occasional Paper #26: Sixty experts gathered from 15 countries representing scientific, policy, industry, legal, and enforcement fields.

US Blames Assad Regime for Worst Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria in Years

For more on the implications of this latest development, CNS experts are available for comment.

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Rex Tillerson’s ‘New Approach’ to North Korea Sounds a lot like the Old Approach

North Korea’s advancing nuclear and missile program may require a policy change that includes more than just sanctions.