- Peace and development
- Conflict and peace
- Armament and disarmament
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 nuclear forces and weapon technology for the SIPRI Yearbooks since 1994. In recent years his work has broadened to include regional security issues related to Afghanistan and the Middle East.
Multilateral nuclear arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament; strategic nuclear arms reductions; global nuclear forces and doctrines; and missile proliferation and ballistic missile defence