The underground nuclear test Site at Novaya Zemlya, Russia

US Claims of Russian Noncompliance with Nuclear-Test Ban Raise Questions

CNS experts on fact-checking, background, and implications of the accusations.

CNS Director William Potter with CNS experts and students

CNS Activities at the 2019 NPT PrepCom

A multitude of CNS experts, students, and alumni participated in the NPT PrepCom.

Day 1 of the 2019 NPT PrepCom

NPT PrepCom 2019: Live CNS Updates

A group of students, young professionals, and CNS staff attend each NPT PrepCom and RevCon as part of the CNS delegation.

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Time for a Reality Check on Nuclear Diplomacy

Former Governor Jerry Brown and CNS Director Bill Potter’s op/ed in the San Francisco Chronicle on the eve of the NPT PrepCom.

United Nations General Assembly hall in New York City. (Src: Patrick Gruban, Wikimedia Commons)

NPT Briefing Book 2019

The book presents key documents related to the 2020 NPT review cycle, and captures developments since the last edition.

United Nations General Assembly hall in New York City. (Src: Patrick Gruban, Wikimedia Commons)

Possible Wild Cards to Contemplate in Preparation for the 2019 NPT PrepCom

A number of surprises are likely for the next NPT PrepCom. CNS flags six issues that merit attention.

Chair of the 2019 NPT Preparatory Committee meeting, Ambassador Syed Hasrin

An NPT Hallmark in Annecy

The diplomatic workshop continues to demonstrate its value as part of the NPT review process.

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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.

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Trump Accidentally Just Triggered Global Nuclear Proliferation

Before the US killed it, the INF Treaty didn’t just stem the arms race with Russia—it stopped the spread of nuclear weapons around the world.

MSSR 2018 fellows with visiting experts Stephan De Spiegeleire and Adam Stulberg

The Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia

An exceptional program for twelve distinguished US and European Master’s and PhD students.