Chemical

Should We Fear the Unconventional? Why ISIL’s Chemical Weapons Are Causing the West to Panic

A review of future considerations in global attitudes to weapons of mass destruction proliferation by non-state actors.

Dual-Degree Nonproliferation

New Dual Degree in Nonproliferation Studies

Earn master’s degrees from both MIIS and MGIMO, the Moscow State Institute of International Relations.

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.

Bad chemistry: ISIS and mustard agents

ISIS may be able to manufacture its own mustard gas, continuing a decades-long history of chemical weapons use in the region.

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

OP#22: A Blueprint to a Middle East WMD Free Zone

Occasional Paper #22: A 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.

WMDFZ in the Middle East: What Now?

CNS will host a panel event during the NPT Review Conference to explore ways toward a Middle East zone free of weapons of mass destruction.