Chen Kane Articles

Assistant Secretary Ford giving a lecture

Assistant Secretary Ford on Efforts Toward a Middle East WMD-Free Zone

The US representative calls for “practical steps and confidence-building measures.”

The Conversation

Why Proposals to Sell Nuclear Reactors to Saudi Arabia Raise Red Flags

The Trump administration should negotiate a nuclear cooperation agreement as required by US law.

Probable solid propellant missile plant Al Dawadmi, Saudi Arabia. Annotations by Jeffrey Lewis and Dave Schmerler. (Source: Planet Labs)

Saudi Arabia’s Suspect Missile Site and the Saudi Nuclear Program

This Washington, DC event was held on March 4, 2019 at 9:30am-11:30am.

OP #43: North Korea’s International Scientific Collaborations: Their Scope, Scale, and Potential Dual-Use and Military Significance

International scientific collaborations are helping North Korea advance its technology.

Congressional Considerations for a US–Saudi Nuclear Agreement

The next round of US–KSA negotiations is expected to start in early 2019. Here’s what Congress should know.

OP#39: Safeguards and Verification in Inaccessible Territories

Identifying lessons from Iraq, Libya, Syria, Fukushima/Japan, and Crimea/Ukraine.

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Saudi Nuclear Program at a Crossroads

The program is barely in its infancy but has already spurred much controversy.

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Nuclear Energy in Saudi Arabia

A CNS workshop discussed ramifications on Saudi electricity needs, national and regional security, reactor suppliers, and US Congressional action.

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Washington’s Plan for a Nuclear Agreement with Saudi Arabia May Be in Jeopardy

Op/ed by Chen Kane and Ramya Ramjee in National Interest

CNS Deputy Director Elena Sokova

CNS Celebrates International Women’s Day

Celebrating the outstanding work and achievements of CNS women leaders, researchers, and staff.