Non-Proliferation

Global Governance & International Regimes

The proliferation of nuclear weapons create dangers to regional and global security. Stimson experts examine ways to strengthen measures to prevent the spread of these dangerous weapons.

 

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April 23, 2019 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

***This this a three-part essay originally published in Arms Control Wonk and combined into a single piece*** READ MORE

April 23, 2019 | EXPERT: Richard Cupitt

The Stimson Center created two databases (State and National Level Databases) of United Nation Member States’ laws and regulations that include an explicit obligation to secure radioactive sources, related apparatus or facilities to empower everyone with a better understanding of what States have READ MORE

April 23, 2019 | EXPERT: Richard Cupitt

The Stimson Center created two databases (State and National Level Databases) of United Nation Member States’ laws and regulations that include an explicit obligation to secure radioactive sources, related apparatus or facilities to empower everyone with a better understanding of what States have READ MORE

March 11, 2019

Historically, there have been limited international controls at the very front end of the nuclear fuel cycle, which consists of mining, processing, transportation, and conversion of natural uranium. READ MORE

February 14, 2019 | EXPERT: David Kim

During his State of the Union address, President Donald Trump announced that he will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the end of the month to continue a “historic push” for peace on the Korean Peninsula. READ MORE

February 14, 2019 | EXPERT: David Kim

In exchange for a peace declaration and even sanctions relief, the United States could ask North Korea for a number of concessions: • An indefinite moratorium on all nuclear and missile tests, including those for short-range missiles. READ MORE

October 9, 2018 | EXPERT: Jayita Sarkar

American nuclear nonproliferation policy is a combination of economic and security imperatives. READ MORE

June 21, 2018 | EXPERT: Hamza Shad , EXPERT: Sameer Lalwani

By Sameer Lalwani and Hamza Shad   A Brief History READ MORE

May 8, 2018 | EXPERT: David Kim

Wednesday’s meeting in Tokyo between Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in, and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will add momentum to, and raise the stakes for, U.S. President Donald Trump’s meeting next month with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un. READ MORE

April 24, 2018 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

Quote of the week: “Americans, being a moral people, want their foreign policy to reflect the values we espouse as a nation. But Americans, being a practical people, also want their foreign policy to be effective.” ― George P. Shultz READ MORE

March 30, 2018 | EXPERT: Barry Blechman

By Barry M. Blechman READ MORE

March 7, 2018 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

Quote of the week: “There is not much solace in raising the enemy’s requirements if he is still able to meet them.” — Bernard Brodie, Strategy in the Missile Age READ MORE

January 11, 2018 | EXPERT: Hannah Haegeland , EXPERT: Michael Krepon , EXPERT: Sameer Lalwani , EXPERT: Yun Sun

South Asia remains one of the most crisis-prone regions in the world with some of the highest levels of contested borders, militarized interstate disputes, and terrorist attacks. READ MORE

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