Stopping Arms Proliferation at the Source

News and publications

Syria Chemical Weapons Update: Information on Syria's chemical weapons stockpile and procurement operation.

North Korean vessel carrying military cargo seized in Panama: The Chong Chon Gang is one of at least four other vessels calling at ports in Latin America.

The Risk Report: Search a demo version (limited data set) of the Wisconsin Project's database for profiles of entities linked to proliferation.

Iran's Long Nuclear Game: Iran is unlikely to make a sudden dash for the bomb. Instead, Iran is playing a longer game. The goal is to build a nuclear arsenal at an acceptable cost - avoiding armed conflict and managing sanctions.




Weapons of mass destruction profiles

nuclear symbol Nuclear - The steps and materials needed to make a nuclear weapon, a description of weapon designs, and a history of nuclear weapon tests.

Chemical Symbol Chemical - A description of chemical agents and the process of producing and weaponizing chemical agents.

Missile Symbol Missile - An introduction to long-range missiles, including ballistic and cruise missiles, and considerations in using these missiles to deliver a nuclear, chemical, or biological payload.












Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control

The Wisconsin Project carries out research and public education designed to stop the spread of mass destruction weapons and long-range missiles. The Project has been investigating transfers of nuclear, chemical/biological and missile-related technology since 1986. It is a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization in Washington, D.C. founded in cooperation with the University of Wisconsin.  The Project’s three principal products are:

The Risk Report database
The leading source of unclassified information on companies around the world suspected of building weapons of mass destruction.  Some 30 governments use it to keep dangerous products out of the wrong hands.

Iran Watch
A comprehensive web site that tracks Iran’s ability to construct nuclear and chemical weapons and the missiles to deliver them.

Iraq Watch
An archived web site that contains information about Iraq’s past mass destruction weapon programs, who supplied them, the U.N. inspection process, the post-war weapon search, and remaining disarmament questions.