Valerie Lincy, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control, and CSIS’ Sharon Squassoni discuss what the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action has meant for the public’s knowledge of Iran’s nuclear program, the reporting mechanisms in the agreement, and approaches that could increase transparency under the deal. Click here for the report they discuss.
Hans Kristensen, Director of the Nuclear Information Project at the Federation of American Scientists, joins CSIS’ Sharon Squassoni to discuss the process of uncovering and sifting through nuclear weapons-related information to create the Nuclear Notebooks.
Editor-in-Chief of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists John Mecklin discusses the history of the Nuclear Notebook series and how civil society estimates of nuclear weapons help inform policymakers and the public.
Founder and President of the Institute for Science and International Security David Albright and CSIS’ Sharon Squassoni discuss what we know about nuclear weapons programs in North Korea, Pakistan, and Iran and how we know it.
Deputy Director of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies Elena Sokova discusses U.S.-Russian information exchanges and weapons declarations as confidence building measures and the status of reporting initiatives under the NPT review process.
Dingli Shen, Professor and Vice Dean of the Institute of International Affairs, Fudan University, describes Chinese attitudes towards transparency measures related to nuclear weapons, fissile material, and the nuclear weapons production complex.
Ian Anthony, Director of the European Security Programme at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, and CSIS’ Sharon Squassoni talk about how declarations by states can affect disarmament efforts.