Publications

Academic publications

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

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

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

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

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

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, ‘Pakistan’s strategic nuclear and missile industries: A baseline study for non-proliferation efforts’, November 2016, available online here.

Nick Gillard, ‘North Korea’s Proliferation and Illicit Procurement Apparatus’, May 2016, available online here.

Nick Gillard, ‘Iran’s missile industry: a baseline study’, January 2016, available online here.

Proliferation Case Study Series

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Other publications

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cristina Rotaru, ‘Information on the Procurement Channel by the Joint Commission,’ Project Alpha, 12 February 2016, available online here.

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

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

‘Implementation Day for the Iran nuclear deal,’ Project Alpha, 16 January 2016, available online here.

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

Ian J. Stewart, Paulina Izewicz and Nick Hansen, ‘Show and TEL: Iranian missile development defies restrictions,’ Jane’s Intelligence Review, January 2016.

Ian J. Stewart, ‘Export controls at the crossroads,’ The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 15 October 2015, available online here.

Ian J. Stewart and Sibylle Bauer, ‘EU export controls: the state of play and the need for reform,’ Directorate for External Policies Policy Department of the European Parliament, October 2015, available online here.

Nick Gillard and Daniel Salisbury, ‘Shadow Channels,’ IHS Jane’s Intelligence Review, October 2015, p.46, available online here.

Cristina Rotaru, ‘The case of MCS Technologies – did Iran use a German factory for illicit procurement?,’ Project Alpha, 19 August 2015, available online here.

Alexander Moon-Miklaucic, ‘Iran’s missile programme: the post-deal state of play,’ Project Alpha, 11 August 2015, available online here.

Dominic Williams, ‘The Iran Deal: Re-Opening the Doors to Iranian Students,’ 29 July 2015, Project Alpha, available online here.

Ian J. Stewart, Nick Gillard and John Druce, ‘Iran’s illicit procurement activities: Past, present and future,’ 24 July 2015, available online here.

Nick Gillard and Daniel Salisbury, ‘The Obscure Chinese Businessman Accused of Selling Ballistic Missile Parts to Iran,’ Vice, 23 July 2015, available online here.

Nick Gillard and Dominic Williams, ‘What the Iran deal means for blacklisted entities,’ Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 21 July 2015, available online here.

Ian J. Stewart, ‘The Iranian Nuclear Procurement Channel: the most complex part of the JCPOA?’ World Export Control Review, July 2015, available online here.

Nick Gillard, ‘Let’s celebrate this… at least for the time being,’ The Daily Mirror, 15 July 2015, p.2.

Ian J. Stewart and Dominic Williams, ‘Is Saudi Arabia trying to get nuclear weapons?’ TheTelegraph, 23 May 2015, available online here.

Nick Gillard, ‘The United States just might be Iran’s favorite new nuclear supplier,’ 28 April 2015, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, available online here.

Ian J. Stewart, ‘An Architecture for Controlling Nuclear-relevant Trade with Iran,’ Project Alpha, 20 April 2015, available online here.

Dominic Williams, ‘North Korean Ship Still Being Detained In Mexico,’ Project Alpha, 13 April 2015, available online here.

Project Alpha and the Association of University Legal Practitioners, ‘Higher Education Guide And Toolkit On Export Controls and The ATAS Student Vetting Scheme,’ 2 April 2015, available online here.

‘Monitoring the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action between Iran and the P5+1 – Five Key Points,’ Project Alpha, 4 April 2015, available online at here.

Ian J. Stewart, ‘Preventing illicit trade in dual-use items & technologies,’ Trust & Verify, January-March 2015, Issue Number 148, available online here.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, available online here.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nick Gillard, ‘Alibaba’s compliance challenge: missile proliferator Karl Lee a “gold supplier”,’ Project Alpha, 29 September 2014, available online here.

‘Weapons of Mass Ecommerce: What can Alibaba do?’ 27 September 2014, Project Alpha, available online here.

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

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Project Alpha media references (as of November 2016)

Project Alpha, Charlie Cartwright and Karl Dewey, ‘Likely uranium facility identified in Pakistan’, A joint analysis of IHS Jane’s and Project Alpha, IHS Jane’s Intelligence Review, November 2016, 28(11) Initial press release and content preview available online here.

Colum Lynch, ‘U.N. Panel: North Korea Used Chinese Bank to Evade Nuclear Sanctions,’ Foreign Policy, 8 March 2016, available online here.

Michele Catanzaro, ‘Nuclear deal to free Iranian scientists professionally but not politically,’ Chemistry World (Royal Chemistry Society), 11 November 2015, available online here.

Federico Nejrotti, ‘L’India, i marò e il regime di controllo missilistico internazionale,’ Motherboard (Vice), 27 October 2015, available online here.

Michele Catanzaro, ‘Jailing of retired Iranian chemist linked to nuclear deal,’ Chemistry World (Royal Chemistry Society), 15 September 2015, available online here.

Jeff Stein, ‘How China helped Iran go nuclear,’ Newsweek, 14 July 2015, available online here.

John Hudson and Colum Lynch, ‘How Much Access Will the World’s Nuclear Watchdog Have in Iran?’ Foreign Policy, 14 July 2015, available online here.

Orde F. Kittrie, ‘The China-Iran Nuclear Pipeline,’ Foreign Affairs, 13 July 2015, available online here.

Claudia Rosett, ‘China’s Nuclear Comprador For Iran,’ Forbes, 10 July 2015, available online here.

Colum Lynch, ‘Shutting Down Iran’s Nuclear Smugglers,’ Foreign Policy, 1 July 2015, available online here.

BBC Persian, ‘Meet the Fordow Enrichment Facility,’ available online here.

Nihon Keizai Shinbun, ‘UK university, unexpected risk in technology cooperation with Chinese companies,’ 26 June 2015, available online here.

Charles Clover, ‘UK universities under scrutiny over China ties,’ Financial Times, 23 June 2015, available online here.

Wayne Duggan, ‘Has Iran assembled a nuclear program using Alibaba and Ebay?’ Yahoo Finance, 6 May 2015, available online here.

Jonathan Tirone, ‘Nuclear Smugglers Abusing Alibaba Listings Challenge Iran Deal,’ Bloomberg Business, 6 May 2015, available online here.

David E. Sanger and William Broad, ‘Unstated Factor in Iran Talks: Threat of Nuclear Tampering,’ 21 March 2015, available online here.

Guenther Oswald, ‘Illegale Geschäfte zwischen Graz und Teheran,’ Der Standard, 22 January 2015, available online here.

Charles Clover, ‘Alibaba takes down weaponry listings,’ Financial Times, 14 November 2014, available online here.

Charles Clover, ‘Alibaba: Weapons of mass ecommerce,’ Financial Times, 26 September 2014, available online here.

Jefferson Morley, ‘Tehran’s Chinese Missile Man,’ The Daily Beast, 9 June 2015, available online here.

Diane Barnes, ‘Accused Proliferator May Try to Build Ballistic-Missile Parts,’ Global Security Newswire, 20 May 2015, available online here.

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