Missile

Nikolai Sokov

New START Expires in 3 Years. And Nobody Knows What Comes Next.

It is almost inconceivable that the United States and Russia will conclude a new treaty in the remaining three years of New START’s life.

Upcoming Event Washington DC

The Missile Technology Control Regime in Its 30th Year of Operation

FEBRUARY 15, 2018: Event includes Ambassador Piet de Klerk, Vann Van Diepen, and a panel of more speakers. Please RSVP.

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When a North Korean Missile Accidentally Hit a North Korean City

Early last year, a North Korean IRBM crashed in a populated area. What does that tell us?

The North Korea standoff will get worse: Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump are trapped in a vicious cycle

Nothing good will come from the unyielding stances that prevail in Washington and Pyongyang.

The Likely Reason North Korea Has Stopped Its Ballistic Missile Tests — For Now

This is likely part of an annual slowdown in testing we’ve observed now in North Korea for several years.

Let’s Walk This Through: If North Korea Launches An ICBM, Then…

It takes a lot of rosy assumptions to get to President Trump’s 97% chance of success.

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How the US Turned North Korea into a Nuclear Power

The US has forgotten the cold logic of nuclear diplomacy. Time to remember it.

North Korea boasts about its nuclear weapons program by releasing photos and videos of its missiles. But in them are tiny clues to their true capability. A team of US analysts, working outside the government, shows how they decode these images to determine when North Korea is bluffing—and when it is showing true power.

Wall Street Journal Video Spotlights CNS “Decoders”

Cutting-edge intelligence tools aren’t just for governments anymore.

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The Problem With Canada’s Ballistic Missile Defence Debate

Canada’s conversation over North Korea policy should not be about missile defence.

CNS article

Donald Trump Threatened North Korea After Completely Imaginary Negotiations

Fake news is threatening to produce a very real war.