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OP#34: Open-Source Monitoring of Uranium Mining and Milling for Nuclear Nonproliferation Applications

Rapidly evolving open-source tools are giving researchers a window into the first step toward a possible nuclear bomb.

US Nuclear Modernization Plans to Cost $1.2 Trillion

Trump’s plans to overhaul US nuclear arsenal will cost 20 percent more than our most recent estimate concluded.

OP#33: WMD Proliferation Risks at the Nexus of 3D Printing and DIY Communities

Occasional Paper #33 examines the degree to which additive manufacturing – including its distribution and use – may be introducing new proliferation risks.

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Nuclear Governance and Legislation in Four Nuclear-Armed Democracies

A comparative study of four Western democracies’ nuclear-governance structures ahead of an unprecedented hearing on nuclear policy by Israel’s High Court of Justice.

Taiwan’s Export Control System: Overview and Recommendations

OP#32: Taiwan’s Export Control System: Overview and Recommendations

Occasional Paper #32 provides an overview and assessment of Taiwan’s export control program, with a focus on strategic high-tech commodities (SHTC).

OP#31: Revisiting Compliance in the Biological Weapons Convention

OP#31: Revisiting Compliance in the Biological Weapons Convention

Occasional Paper #31 looks at the thorny issue of compliance when a verification protocol isn’t politically feasible.

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.

“Stress Testing” the Draft Convention on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

A CNS workshop examined key provisions of the draft nuclear-weapon ban treaty to identify potential problems and seek possible solutions.

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.