Nuclear Analyst Veronika Bedenko
2020-03-09 18:58
Meet Nuclear Analyst Veronika Bedenko

My semi-scientific background is very helpful in understanding and analysing the technical developments of North Korea’s nuclear program and I also bring an understanding of the global non-proliferation context.

Open Source Analyst - Nuclear
2020-03-06 14:36
Meet Nuclear Analyst Jaewoo Shin

I use open source data, statistics and machine learning to understand evolving trends related to nuclear risk reduction. Our current focus is the Korean Peninsula which, on a personal level, I obviously care deeply about.

Open Source Analyst - Nuclear
2020-03-06 14:26
Meet Nuclear Analyst Tianran Xu

I study missiles and nuclear delivery systems to better understand capabilities and ways to build strong, verifiable agreement and reduce the risk of nuclear weapons systems.

nuclear risk reduction panel discussion in vienna, austria
2020-02-27 12:26
OEF Nuclear Programme Provides Perspective on Risk Reduction Methods

Open Nuclear Network (ONN) programme's Melissa Hanham joined other experts for a panel discussion to share her perspective on issues of nuclear risk reduction in the Hague.

The ethics of Satellite Imagery
2020-02-21 15:13
OEF’s Nuclear Programme Supports Call for Ethical Standards in Imagery Analysis

How does one know when publishing a satellite image may put bystanders in harm’s way, for example?

Laura Rockwell Madeleine Albright Nuclear Talks
2020-02-21 11:02
OEF & Sec Albright Tackle Nuclear Risk Concerns

The op-ed suggests that the renewal would provide an opportunity to rebuild trust between the world’s two great nuclear powers, the United States and Russia, and reaffirm the only current agreement that limits the size of American and Russian nuclear forces and provides vital verification and... more

Tracking the Hwasong15 Acceleration
2019-11-15 14:12
Image Analysis of North Korea’s ICBMs for Countermeasures

While there is insufficient evidence to prove that North Korea is pursuing countermeasures or penetration aids (penaids), the lack of evidence certainly does not prove that they are not. The technology behind producing penaids — or still more dangerous — multiple independent reentry vehicles (... more

Diagram of modern nuclear warhead
2019-11-14 15:28
A Closer Look at North Korea’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles & Countermeasures

For North Korea, the concepts of countermeasures, MIRVs, and ballistic missile defence have been long-established. It is much easier for North Korea to design for these factors from the beginning.

ballistic missile launch trajectories
2019-11-13 10:33
Examining North Korea’s Approach to Countering Ballistic Missile Defence:

For every state that develops a missile there are several who want to protect against it. There are an abundance of approaches, but one of the most controversial is ballistic missile defence (BMD). The general idea of ballistic missile defence is to detect an incoming warhead and neutralize it... more