Eurasia/Russia

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.

Vladimir Putin (src: shutterstock.com)

Biosecurity in Putin’s Russia

An authoritative, penetrating, and worrisome examination of a vital world issue.

Minecraft Underground Bunkers

It’s Nuclear War. Do You Know Where Your Leaders Are?

Take a virtual reality tour of the government’s apocalypse digs. Really.

Ukraine S-300 SAM during the Independence Day parade in Kiev, 2008 (Src; Wikimedia Commons)

CNS Hosts Two-Day Workshop on Denuclearization of Ukraine

The event highlighted important lessons on nonproliferation cooperation at a time when such bilateral engagement is almost nonexistent.

Nikolai Sokov

The Russification of US Deterrence Policy

After a quarter-century monopoly on such capabilities, the United States finds itself essentially in the same predicament that the Russians or Chinese have faced since the end of the Cold War.

Anatoly Antonov

New Russian Ambassador to US Meets with Middlebury Institute Students

VIDEO: Seminar with the new Russian Ambassador to the United States.

President Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev shake hands after signing the INF Treaty. (Src: Wikimedia Commons)

Are Arms Control Agreements Losing Their Value?

The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty seems to be dying and no replacement is in sight.

Moscow Command and Control Bunker

US-Russian Dialogue on Strategic Stability Held 65 Meters Underground in Moscow Command and Control Bunker

Participants shared the view that normalizing relations was of fundamental importance to the maintenance of strategic stability.

Dr. Vladimir A. Orlov

Iran: A New Strategic Partner for Russia?

VIDEO: Seminar with international security and Russia’s foreign policy expert Dr. Vladimir A. Orlov.

CNS article

A Carrot-and-Stick Approach to Resolve the INF Treaty Crisis

For 30 years, the INF treaty has proved to be a cornerstone of European security.