Youth Forum Participants (Photo credits: Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Andrew King)

US and Russian Critical Issues Forum Students Shine in the Youth Forum in Nagasaki

Four CIF students were invited by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the “Forum of Youth Communicators for a World without Nuclear Weapons.”

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Thomas Schelling, Re-Explored

Joshua Pollack revisits the seminal works by the late great theorist on deterrence in Europe and compellence in Asia.

Donald Trump August 19, 2015 (Credit: Michael Vadon, Wikimedia Commons)

President-Elect Trump Calls to “Strengthen and Expand” US Nuclear Capability

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2016-17 Critical Issues Forum Focuses on CTBT

This year’s participants will study nuclear weapon-testing history, the CTBT negotiations, the treaty’s current status, challenges, and prospects.

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Keeping Up the Momentum on Nuclear Security Improvements

A multicultural panel of experts provided different perspectives, analysis, and recommendations.

Iran nuclear deal: agreement in Vienna. From left to right: Foreign ministers/secretaries of state Wang Yi (China), Laurent Fabius (France), Frank-Walter Steinmeier (Germany), Federica Mogherini (EU), Mohammad Javad Zarif (Iran), Philip Hammond (UK), John Kerry (USA).

Deal or No Deal: What Should Be the Fate of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action?

With skepticism steeping in both countries, will the deal survive?

The Iranian Nuclear Deal – Myths and Misinformation - Joe Brazda

The Iranian Nuclear Deal – Myths and Misinformation

VIDEO: CNS’ Joe Brazda dispels misinformation put forward by members of Congress and presidential candidates, including president-elect Donald Trump.

Photo taken during a tour by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of the Natanz uranium enrichment plant, showing one of more than 1,000 illegally acquired US-made pressure transducers at the facility. Source: Website archive of the president of Iran, www.president.ir (as accessed by the Institute for Science and International Security, 2014).

#25 Outlawing State-Sponsored Nuclear Procurement Programs & Recovery of Misappopriated Nuclear Goods

A call for condemning the programs and readying penalties for future cases.

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CNS Expert Melissa Hanham Testifies in Canadian Parliament on DPRK Sanctions

Sanctions are not a panacea, Hanham asserts, but they have slowed Pyongyang’s development of WMD.

President Gerald Ford, Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, and other US representatives meeting with General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev, Foreign Secretary Andrei Gromyko, Ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin, and others aboard a Russian train headed for Vladivostok, November 23, 1974. Image courtesy of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library. (Src: Wikimedia Commons)

A Non-Ideological Reframing of the US-Russian Arms-Control Agenda

The disappearance of US superiority in non-nuclear capabilities should be the impetus for a return to traditional arms-control in US-Russia relations.