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Daniel Salisbury, Ian J. Stewart, Andrea Viski, ‘Preventing the Proliferation of WMDs: Measuring the Success of UN Security Council Resolution 1540’, Palgrave MacMillan, 2018

Academic Publications

Stewart, I., Viski, A., Brewer, J., “Combating the Financing of Proliferation: Challenges and New Tools”, Journal of Financial Crime (forthcoming)

Stephen Osborne, ‘Russian Sanctions: Are They Working, Workable, and Worth It?’, Strategic Trade Review, Winter/Spring 2019

Stewart, I., El Gebaly, A., Lee, A., ‘Automated Processing of Open Source Information for Non-Proliferation Purposes’, Journal of Nuclear Material Management, 2018.

John Park, Leonard S. Spector, Ian J. Stewart, ‘Out-of-the-Box Initiatives to Combat Illicit Nuclear Technology Procurement Networks’, in eds.,  Matthew Bunn, Martin B. Malin, William C. Potter, Leonard S. Spector, Preventing Black-Market Trade in Nuclear Technology, Cambridge University Press, June 2018

Stephen Osborne, ‘Brexit Implications for Proliferation and National Security: Challenges Facing the United Kingdom and the European Union in Controls and Enforcement’, Strategic Trade Review, autumn 2017, 3(5)

Ian Stewart and Daniel Salisbury, ‘Non-State Actors as Proliferators: Preventing their Involvement’, Strategic Trade Review, Autumn 2016, 2(3)

Ian Stewart and Jonathan Brewer, ‘Engaging the Private Sector in Nonproliferation: Reflections from Practitioners’, Strategic Trade Review, Autumn 2016, 2(3)

Glen Anderson, ‘Points of Deception: Exploring How Proliferators Evade Controls to Obtain Dual Use Goods’, Strategic Trade Review, Spring 2016, 2(2)

Jonathon Brewer, ‘Proliferation Financing: The Potential Impact of the Nuclear Agreement with Iran on International Controls’, Strategic Trade Review, Spring 2016, 2(2)

Ian J. Stewart, ‘The Contribution of Intangible Technology Controls in Controlling the Spread of Strategic Technologies,’ Strategic Trade Review, Autumn 2015, 1(1)

Ian J. Stewart and Catherine Dill, ‘Defining Effective Strategic Trade Controls at the National Level,’ Strategic Trade Review, autumn 2015, 1(1)

Daniel Salisbury, ‘Trade controls and non-proliferation: compliance costs, drivers and challenges,’ Business and Politics, 2013, 15(4), 529-551.

Daniel Salisbury and David Lowrie, ‘Targeted: a case study in Iranian illicit procurement,’ Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, May 2013, Vol. 69 Issue 3, 23.

In-depth Publications

Project Alpha, ‘India’s Strategic Nuclear and Missile Programmes: A baseline study for non-proliferation compliance’, Project Alpha, June 2017.

Project Alpha, ‘North Korea’s Proliferation & Illicit Procurement Apparatus within China’, 6 June 2017

Project Alpha, ‘Pakistan’s strategic nuclear and missile industries: A baseline study for non-proliferation efforts’, November 2016

Nick Gillard, ‘North Korea’s Proliferation and Illicit Procurement Apparatus’, May 2016

Nick Gillard, ‘Iran’s missile industry: a baseline study’, January 2016

Proliferation case study series

Peel, R., Scott, E., Liu, D., Stewart, I., “US Designates New Iran Centrifuge Material Supply Networks”, August 2019, available online here.

Boke, C., “Sovfracht Indictment and Oil/Jet Fuel Transfer to Syria”, 26 July 2019, available online here

Daniel Liu, ‘Karl Lee: Where is he now?’ 26 October 2018

Stephan Blancke, ‘Proliferation Case Study Series: Examining Allegations that Pakistan diverted Chinese-origin goods to the DPRK’, 2 August 2016

Nick Gillard, ‘Foreign assistance in Brazil’s nuclear programme: Proliferation Case Study Series,’ Project Alpha, 6 January 2016.

Ian J. Stewart and Cristina Rotaru, ‘The Nuclear Mechanic: Proliferation Case Study Series,’ Project Alpha, 18 August 2015.

Nick Gillard and Ian J. Stewart, ‘The AEOI Files: Proliferation Case Study Series,’ Project Alpha, 11 August 2015.

Dominic Williams and Catherine Dill, ‘Proliferation Case Study Series: Electric Furnaces from South Africa,’ 3 April 2015, Project Alpha.

Nick Gillard, ‘Catch me if you can: The illicit trade network of Daniel Frosch,’ Project Alpha, 5 January 2015.

Nick Gillard, ‘Interdicted carbon fibre: Proliferation Case Study Series,’ 26 September 2014, Project Alpha.

Daniel Salisbury and Ian J. Stewart, ‘Li Fang Wei (Karl Lee): Proliferation Case Study Series’ 19 May 2014, Project Alpha.

Research Reports

Felix Ruechardt, ‘Non-Proliferation and Foreign Direct Investment Reviews: Implications for Reform in the UK’, Project Alpha, 16 April 2018, available online here.

Jonathan Brewer, ‘Study of Typologies of Financing of WMD Proliferation, Final Report’, Project Alpha, 13 October 2017

Jonathan Brewer, ‘Study of Typologies of Financing of WMD Proliferation, Interim Report’, Project Alpha, 5 February 2017

Ian Stewart, Dominic Williams, and Nick Gillard, ‘Examining Intangible Controls’, Project Alpha, June 2016

Ian Stewart, Dominic Williams, and Nick Gillard, ‘Examining Intangible Controls, Part 2: Case Studies’, Project Alpha, June 2016

White Papers

Stephen Osborne, ‘Use of Entity Screening and Vessel Tracking to Assist Implementation of UN Sanctions – a Whitepaper’, Project Alpha, 8 December 2017

Other Publications

Ian Stewart, Mohammad Adil Sultan, “Pakistan and the NSG”, 10 June 2019. Available online here

Emma Scott, ‘The EU should tackle Iran’s Ballistic Missile Program’, Atlantic Council, 7 January 2019. Available online here

Emma Scott, ‘Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 2231 (2015) Three Years On: The UN Secretary General’s Sixth Report’, Project Alpha, 17 December 2018.

Emma Scott and Jean Annet de Saint Rapt, ‘Iran and the FATF: More Efforts Needed’, 24 October 2018.

Project Alpha, ‘Latest Report of the UN Secretary General on Security Council Resolution 2231: Its Nuclear and Ballistic Missile Related Provisions’, 6 July 2018.

Project Alpha, ‘Suspected New Pakistan Enrichment Facility Nears Completion’, 1 June 2018.

Ian Stewart, ‘Can Europe Save the JCPOA?’, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 10 May 2018.

Emma Scott, ‘Withdrawing from the Non-Proliferation Treaty Is Iran’s Last Option’, UK PONI, 9 May 2018.

Ian Stewart and Emma Scott, ‘The Atomic Archives and the Future of the JCPOA’, Project Alpha, 1 May 2018.

Stephen Osborne, ‘Brexit and Export Controls: Challenges Facing the UK and the EU in Controls and Enforcement, and the Implications for Proliferation and National Security’, Project Alpha, 31 January 2018.

Christina Krawec, ‘A Terrorist’s Stockroom?: The Effectiveness of E-Marketplace Prohibited Item Policies’, Project Alpha, 16 January 2018.

Project Alpha, ‘US Engineer Sentenced in Nuclear Espionage Case for Supporting China’s Nuclear Energy Program’, 15 September 2017.

Ian Stewart, ‘The Europeans have 90 days to save the nuclear agreement’Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, 7 August 2017.

Project Alpha, ‘North Korean Scientists – Chemical and Biological Weapons Programmes’, 6 June 2017.

Ian Bolton, ‘North Korea:  2016 in Review and the Challenges of 2017’, Project Alpha, 14 February 2017.

Project Alpha, Check your own backyard: DPRK Proliferation Links to the UK, 28 September 2016.

Maila Beniera, ‘This time, no objection to India’s MTCR membership,’ Project Alpha, 9 June 2016.

Ian J. Stewart, ‘Our obsession with Trident is blinding us to the real nuclear danger,’ The Telegraph, 11 April 2016.

Maila Beniera, ‘A turbulent fortnight of provocations and tensions,’ Project Alpha, 14 March 2016.

Maila Beniera, ‘US trader charged with illegal export of metal powder to Iran,’ Project Alpha, 4 March 2016.

Nick Gillard, ‘New UN and US sanctions on North Korea, all cargoes to be inspected,’ Project Alpha, 3 March 2016.

Maila Beniera, ‘States respond to DPRK provocations, more actions expected,’ Project Alpha, 12 February 2016.

Nick Gillard, ‘North Korean rocket reportedly used foreign-made components,’ Project Alpha, 11 February 2016.

Nick Gillard, ‘Project Alpha’s Iran centrifuge field guide – updated’, Project Alpha, 2 February 2016.

Implementation Day for the Iran nuclear deal,’ Project Alpha, 16 January 2016.

Nick Gillard, ‘North Korea conducts nuclear test; new sanctions expected,’ Project Alpha, 6 January 2016.

International Security Department, Chatham House, and Project Alpha, ‘UNSCR 1540 Ten Years On: Challenges and Opportunities,’ 5 November 2015

Ian J. Stewart, ‘China and Non-Proliferation: Progress at Last?’ The Diplomat, 25 March 2015

Nick Gillard, ‘Iran’s carbon fibre facility located? A case study in open source techniques,’ Project Alpha, 20 March 2015

Nick Gillard, ‘Has Iran met its nuclear goals?’ Project Alpha, 18 March 2015

Nick Gillard, ‘Iran’s second “carbon fibre production plant” revealed’, Project Alpha, 16 March 2015

Nick Gillard, ‘Dual-Use Traders: The Real WMD Threat in Southeast Asia?’ The Diplomat, 22 January 2015

Ian J. Stewart, ‘Enforcement action continues in relation to Iran’s procurement of pressure transducers,’ Project Alpha, 20 January 2015

United Nations Security Council, ‘Letter dated 15 January 2015 from the Permanent Representatives of Australia and Singapore to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council – Sanctions compliance for the maritime transportation sector,’ S/2015/28, 16 January 2015

Nick Gillard, ‘A field guide to Iran’s centrifuges,’ Project Alpha, 8 January 2015

Nick Gillard, ‘Iran nuclear negotiations extended, but don’t forget about illicit procurement,’ Project Alpha, 26 November 2015

Nick Gillard and Ian J. Stewart, ‘The UK and US are out of step on terror listings, and that’s probably fine,’ The Conversation, 25 November 2014

Nick Gillard, ‘Internet-trading platforms and proliferation: still work to be done’, Project Alpha, 24 November 2014

Nick Gillard, ‘The great takedown: de-lists factory owned by notorious missile proliferator, Karl Lee,’ Project Alpha, 12 November 2014

Ian J. Stewart and Dominic Williams, ‘Supporting UN Security Council Resolution 1540: a cornerstone of efforts against WMD proliferation,’ Project Alpha, 10 November 2014

Ian J. Stewart, Nick Gillard and Jonathan Brewer, ‘Internet-trading platforms: Making it easier to get around sanctions?’, The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 31 October 2014.

Nick Gillard, ‘How big is 190,000 SWU? Khamenei’s demand examined’ Project Alpha, 10 October 2014

Nick Gillard, ‘Alibaba’s compliance challenge, part II: Iranian nuclear procurers,’ Project Alpha, 3 October 2014

 ‘Strengthening UN sanctions on proliferators – lessons from the reports of UN Sanctions Panels’, Project Alpha, 30 September 2014

Weapons of Mass Ecommerce: What can Alibaba do?’ Project Alpha, 27 September 2014

Dominic Williams, ‘Alpha’s Work To Support UNSCR 1540’ , Project Alpha, 22 September 2014



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