“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.

Between the Shield and the Sword

Between the Shield and the Sword

VIDEO: NATO’s overlooked missile defense dilemma. Seminar with Dr. Tytti Erästö.

CNS Summer Nonproliferation Program Attracts Top-Level Undergraduates

Top-level undergraduate interns work and study at CNS this summer, focusing on current challenges to the nonproliferation regime.

Yersinia pestis, Biological Warfare, and Bioterrorism

How likely is a terrorist to utilize Y. pestis in an attack against a human population?

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.

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Kim Jong Un’s Quest for an ICBM

North Korea has at least four paths to a working ICBM, and they suggest a country that will likely succeed before too long.

Israel’s Secret Plan to Nuke the Egyptian Desert

In May 1967, facing an unprecedented existential threat from Egypt and its other neighbors, Israel drew up a plan to detonate nukes in the Egyptian desert in a massive demonstration of power.

Insider Threat

Insider Threats

VIDEO: A worst practices guide to preventing leaks, attacks, theft, and sabotage. Seminar with Matthew Bunn.

North Korean WMD: A Guide to Online Resources

North Korean WMD: A Guide to Online Resources

Find the best online resources that are up-to-date or are older materials of importance, written in English.

Technology Based Sanctions and North Korea’s Missile Program

In the face of another successful ballistic missile test by North Korea, how effective are technology-based sanctions as a nonproliferation tool?