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Recent Publications

April 25, 2014: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, "The B61 Family Of Nuclear Bombs" 

March 21, 2014: Wall Street Journal, "It's Not Just Ukraine, It's What Russia May Try Next" 

March 14, 2014: Nonproliferation Policy Education Center, "U.S. Military Nuclear Material Unaccounted For: Missing In Action Or Just Sloppy Practices? 

February 10, 2014: Wilson Center, "Japan's Role In Asia's Nuclear Security"

January 27, 2014: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, "Negotiated Cuts: A New Nuclear Weapons Treaty Is Not The Only Option"

December 2013: Global Fissile Material Report 2013, "Nuclear Warhead Stockpiles And Transparency"

December 11, 2013: Al Jazeera America, "Congress Should Delay Action On New Sanctions Against Iran"

December 5, 2013: The Business Insider (Australia), "I 3D-Printed An AR-15 Assault Rifle"

December 2, 2013: Hiroshima Report Blog, "Implications Of The Recent Deal With Iran On Getting Controls On Civilian Nuclear Fuel Cycles"

November 12, 2013: Al Jazeera America, "Iran Is Negotiating With The Wrong US Officials"

October 31, 2013: Small Arms Survey, "Parts For Small Arms And Light Weapons"

October 12, 2013: The National Interest, "The Siren Song Of Zero Enrichment" 

October 11, 2013: FAS Report, "The MANPADS Threat And International Efforts To Address It"

September 2013: Arms Control Today, "Falling Short Of Prague: Obama's Nuclear Weapons Employment Policy"

August 29, 2013: The Hill, "Syria's Age-Old Question"

August 26, 2013: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, "The Chemical Weapons Of Syria"

August 26, 2013: "FAS Summer Public Interest Report"

August 23, 2013: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, "Thinking Outside Fukushima"

August 10, 2013: Al Jazeera, "NATO Risks Unity Over Emerging Technologies Divide"

July 31, 2013: The Hill, "The Making Of An Iraq Sequel In Iran"

July 22, 2013: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, "Lessons Unlearned"

July 22, 2013: Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, Volume 48, No. 2, Summer 2013, "An Inquiry Into The Dynamics Of Government Secrecy"

July 18, 2013: Roll Call, "Countering An Iranian Rope-a-Dope"

June 13, 2013: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, "Barely Lethal"

May 28, 2013: Spring 2013 Public Interest Report

May 13, 2013: FAS Issue Brief, "Regulating Japanese Nuclear Power in the Wake of the Fukushima Daiichi Accident"

May 2, 2013: The Strategic Review, "The Bomb, The Test Ban And Nuclear Disarmament"

April 30, 2013: CNN- Global Public Square, "U.S. Kicks Syria Chemical Weapons Can Down The Road"

April 16, 2013: "Statement on Shared Strategic Priorities in the Aftermath of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident"

April 3, 2013: "Iran's Nuclear Odyssey: Costs and Risks"


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