Commentary

Trust & Verify no. 169, Winter 2021

This Winter’s edition of T&V covers a wide range of current issues – from COP26, to the Nuclear Non-proliferation Review Conference (NPT RevCon). Guest Article by Dr George Vardulakis The lead article, by Dr. George Vardulakis, focusses on the cyber-security coverage within the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM/A). Verification Watch Verification […]

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VERTIC Webinar Series #3: The People of OSINT

On May 11 2021, VERTIC Senior Researcher Grant Christopher was joined by Christiaan Triebert, Melissa Hanham, and Rayna Rogers, to discuss how they pushed the application of open-source intelligence (OSINT) in arms control, and beyond, to the limit. The use of open sources and the application of open-source intelligence (OSINT) has transformed arms control. It […]

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VERTIC Webinar Series #2: Staying in Nuclear Policy

On April 12 2021, Marina Favaro, Névine Schepers, Emily Enright and Dr. Patricia Lewis joined Asst. Researcher Anuradha Damale for our second webinar: Staying in Nuclear Policy. Spanning policy, technology, law and other disciplines, the nuclear policy field needs people with a variety of expertise: and fast. We recognise that there are barriers to retention […]

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The Curious Case of Marine Chain: The DPRK cyberscam behind a blockchain-powered maritime investment marketplace

The latest report by the UN Panel of Experts on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) published on 9 March 2019 documents the various ways in which North Korea has continued, over the past year, to evade and violate international sanctions under which it is prohibited from dealing with other States due to concerns […]

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The Hanoi Summit and its consequences

In Trust & Verify’s first Verification Watch article, Researcher Elena Gai writes about the Hanoi Summit between US President Donald Trump and DPRK Chairman Kim Jong-Un. Before one thinks about how to verify, it is essential to consider what to verify. While there has been some progress on denuclearisation, much more remains to be done.

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