The Doomsday Clock is an internationally recognized design that conveys how close we are to destroying our civilization with dangerous technologies of our own making. First and foremost among these are nuclear weapons, but the dangers include climate-changing technologies, emerging... Read More
Shaw is a research associate and export control instructor in the East Asia Nonproliferation Program at CNS. He previously worked in the private sector for several years, specializing in export control, procurement, and industry compliance.
Is Myanmar developing nuclear weapons, perhaps with the help of North Korea? That worrisome possibility, prompted by Myanmar's receipt of dual-use technology via an illegal North Korean procurement network, has garnered considerable speculation.
North Korea’s efforts to obtain technology related to weapons of mass
destruction (WMD) were recently revealed when two Japan-based traders were
convicted for attempting to illegally transport sensitive materials.