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Shannon N. Kile

POSITION AT SIPRI
Senior Researcher

Shannon N. Kile

Shannon N. Kile

Shannon N. Kile is a Senior Researcher and Head of the Nuclear Weapons Project of the SIPRI Arms Control and Non-proliferation Programme. His principal areas of research are nuclear arms control and non-proliferation with a special interest in the nuclear programmes of Iran and North Korea. Mr Kile has contributed to numerous SIPRI publications, including chapters on nuclear arms control and world nuclear forces for the SIPRI Yearbooks since 1994. In recent years his work has broadened to include regional security issues related to the Middle East and Northeast Asia, with a special interest in North Korea, where he has traveled regularly.

Subject expertise

Multilateral nuclear arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament; strategic nuclear arms reductions; global nuclear forces and doctrines; and missile proliferation and ballistic missile defence

Phone number
+46 766 286 228
Citizenship
United States
SIPRI AND PARTNER PUBLICATIONS
External publications
  • ‘Nuclear arms control and non-proliferation’, SIPRI Yearbook 2009: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security (Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2009)
  • ‘A survey of US ballistic missile defence programmes’, SIPRI Yearbook 2008: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security (Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2008)
  • ‘Promoting transparency in nuclear forces and doctrines’, ed. S. Lodgaard, Is Anything Doable in the Field of Nuclear Disarmament?, NUPI Policy Brief (Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, Oslo: 2007)
  • ‘Breaking the North Korean nuclear stalemate’, Coping with Korea’s Security Challenges vol. 1: The North Korean Nuclear Issue (Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security: Seoul, 2004)