Assistant Secretary Countryman, Under Secretary Gottemoeller Brief Secretary Kerry Before He Addresses NPT Conference at U.N. in New York
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Why We Should Still Move Forward Towards a WMD Free Zone in the Middle East

Discussion of NPT Review Council efforts to establish a Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone.

Zian Liu Bioweapons for Dummies

Bioweapons… for Dummies? Evaluating the Threat of Rogue Biohacking

Video seminar with UC Berkley undergraduate Zian Liu, exploring the accessibility, ease of creation and use of biological weapons.

Upcoming Event: Monterey, California

Bioweapons… for Dummies? Evaluating the Threat of Rogue Biohacking

FEBRUARY 25, 2016: Seminar with Zian Liu, fourth-year bioengineering undergraduate at UC Berkeley.

Ambassador Robert Mikulak, CNS Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Washington, DC office (Source: OPCW)

Leading WMD Experts Named CNS Distinguished Visiting Scholars

CNS welcomes Ambassador Robert Mikulak and Carlton Stoiber to our Washington, DC office.

Industrial Development and Dual-Use Capabilities

Industrial Development and Dual-Use Capabilities in Southeast Asia

CNS hosted a roundtable discussion in Jakarta identifying the prevalence of new dual-use commodities.

Training Course for Professionals in Chemical, Biological Weapons

CNS Deepens Background of USG Personnel in Chemical, Biological Weapons

CNS offered US government a one-week course on key issues relating to chemical and biological weapons.

Radiological and Nuclear Security Tutorial

Online CBRN Awareness Training – Five Lessons Learned

We learned five lessons through the “Project 10” course on chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear threats.

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.


Tracking Growth in Dual Use Commodities in Southeast Asia

New research aims to help the region prepare for upcoming WMD proliferation challenges.

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.