Non-proliferation

By Dr. Paul Dorfman Dr. Paul Dorfman discusses whether new civil nuclear programs could cross over into military nuclear programs, and what this means for global non-proliferation efforts. According to key global finance advisory and asset management firm...
By Michele Mignogna Michele Mignogna discusses tensions in the current global nuclear non-proliferation regime and calls for "revision to address the evolving challenges and criticisms, particularly from states in the Global South". The proliferation of nuclear weapons is a critical...

India’s Nuclear Doctrine: Call for Revision

By Colonel H R Naidu Gade With two adversarial nuclear-armed powers as neighbors, India may be about to revise its nuclear doctrine according to retired...

Day of Remembrance for All Victims of Chemical Warfare Marked at CSP28

The 28th Conference of the States Parties of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CSP28) has held a minute's silence in a ceremony of remembrance for...

Prosecuting Crimes: Strengthening the Weakest Links in CBRN Safety and Security 

By Talgat Toleubayev UNICRI's Regional Coordinator for South East and Eastern Europe, Talgat Toleubayev, discusses current challenges in prosecuting CBRN crimes and introduces the Prosecutor's...

No Sanctions for Russian Nuclear Exports: Russian Dolls and Chinese Whispers 

By Dr. Paul Dorfman Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine all its energy exports have been sanctioned – bar nuclear. Dr. Paul Dorfman discusses the operation...

The New IRA

By Mr. Andy Oppenheimer, former editor of CBNW On 22 February, a serving senior officer of the PSNI (Police Service of Northern Ireland) was shot...

CBRN – The Final Frontier

Kevin Cresswell discusses the need for a broader definition to WMD and robust Laws of Armed Conflict for Space. "Some People will not want to...

Bioweapons Disease Detection Labs in Ukraine?

A Closer Look at Recent Russian Claims By Zygmunt F. Dembek, Senior Scientist, Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine, US. Russia has claimed that the...

Controlling Novichok Nerve Agents after the Skripal and Navalny Incidents

By Dr. Stefano Costanzi, Professor of Chemistry, American University, USA and Dr. Gregory D. Koblentz, Director of Biodefense Graduate Programs, George Mason University, USA. Since...

An enduring legacy: How U.S. Cold War Policy Created the Chemical Stockpile Preparedness Program

By Mr. Michael J. Wells, WMD Modeler, Pentagon Operations Center Emergency Medical Directorate, Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA), USA & Mr. Allen Edwards, Senior...

The International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism

By Ms. Maria Lorenzo Sobrado, Head, CBRN Terrorism Prevention Programme, Terrorism Prevention Branch, UNODC “Acts of nuclear terrorism may result in the gravest consequences and...

Maintaining the Balance Between Development and Nuclear Security

By Ms. Ingrid Kirsten, Senior Research Associate at the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, South Africa When talking about enhancing nuclear security, we must...

The Role of Civil Society in Strengthening Nuclear Security

By Ms. Rebecca Earnhardt, Research Associate, Nuclear Security Program, Stimson Center, USA April 2021 marked the fifth anniversary of the 2016 nuclear security summit. The...

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