Weapons of Mass Destruction

Global Governance & International Regimes

The proliferation of nuclear, radiological, biological, and chemical weapons pose a threat to global peace and security. Stimson experts develop strategies to reduce the proliferation of these weapons of mass destruction.

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Current Research

October 17, 2019 | EXPERT: Robert Carlin

The world is not going to step aside and wait while the Congress ponders the fate of the president of the United States. Events of greater magnitude in the long term will grind ahead thousands of miles away from the impeachment proceedings in Washington. READ MORE

October 11, 2019 | EXPERT: Jenny Town , EXPERT: Samantha Pitz

Analysis by Peter Makowsky, Jenny Town and Samantha Pitz Background READ MORE

September 30, 2019 | EXPERT: Frank ODonnell

This talk was given as part of the Naval War College's public engagement, on inadvertent and accidental escalation risks in contemporary Southern Asia. READ MORE

September 26, 2019 | EXPERT: Jenny Town

A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Jack Liu, Peter Makowsky and Jenny Town READ MORE

September 4, 2019 | EXPERT: Robert Carlin

With apologies to T.S. Eliot, August was the cruelest month. US-DPRK working-level talks did not begin, as most observers expected, after US-ROK joint military exercises ended on August 20. For a variety of reasons, the diplomatic window seems to be narrowing. READ MORE

August 20, 2019 | EXPERT: Richard Cupitt

Stimson created two databases (State and Measure Level Databases) of United Nations Member States’ laws and regulations and evaluated them against key elements of the IAEA’s Guidance on the Import and Export of Radioactive Sources to empower e READ MORE

August 20, 2019 | EXPERT: Richard Cupitt

Stimson created two databases (State and Measure Level Databases) of United Nations Member States’ laws and regulations and evaluated them against key elements of the IAEA’s Guidance on the Import and Export of Radioactive Sources to empower everyone with a better understanding of what S READ MORE

August 2, 2019 | EXPERT: Jenny Town

A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Frank V. Pabian, Jack Liu and Jenny Town READ MORE

July 5, 2019 | EXPERT: Jenny Town

A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Frank V. Pabian, Jack Liu and Jenny Town READ MORE

July 1, 2019 | EXPERT: Joel S. Wit

With his visit to the Demilitarized Zone, the president is opening the door for real negotiations. READ MORE

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 Measure Level Databases) of United Nations 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 Measure Level Databases) of United Nations 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

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