The brief examines the debate surrounding the development of U.S. nuclear warheads and whether the United States is creating “new” nuclear weapons.
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About this Event Date And Time Thu, September 10, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT Improvements to strategic situational awareness (SA)—the ability to characterize the operating environment, detect and respond to threats, and discern actual attacks from false alarms across the spectrum of conflict—have long been assumed to reduce the risk of conflict and Read More
Informed by research and eight tabletop exercises conducted with nearly 150 participants overall, this two-year study examines implications of the emerging strategic situational awareness ecosystem and its impact on crisis decisionmaking. Read the full report on the On the Radar website.
December 4, 2019 2:00 PM Location: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building Witnesses Admiral Michael G. Mullen, USN (ret.) Nuclear Threat Initiative Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Ms. Rose Gottemoeller Former NATO Deputy Secretary General and Former Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs Mr. Pranay Vaddi Fellow, Nuclear Policy Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Read More
U.S. Nuclear Policy Towards China Amid a time of increasing Chinese human rights abuses and malign activity, Hudson Institute will host a discussion on the implications of current U.S. nuclear policy towards China. The obstacles facing U.S. policymakers on nuclear arms control, non-proliferation, security, and energy abound. The panel will examine current U.S. policy in Read More
There is no more consequential decision for a president than ordering a nuclear strike. Once launched, a nuclear-armed missile cannot be recalled or aborted. Today, the strategic environment and threats that could lead to the use of a nuclear weapon have changed from the Cold War, yet much of U.S. policy with respect to nuclear Read More
As the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) celebrates the 70th anniversary of its founding this year, it confronts a growing list of internal and external challenges. Rose Gottemoeller, the recently departed NATO deputy secretary general, will provide her first public remarks on her three year tenure and the future challenges for the alliance. Carnegie President William J. Read More
First Session New York, 18-22 November 2019 The Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction is scheduled to hold its First Session from 18 November to 22 November 2019 at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The President-designate of the First Session is Read More
Location: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515 Subcommittee: Europe, Eurasia, Energy, and the Environment Witnesses Damian Leader, Ph.D. Professor, New York University Former Chief Arms Control Delegate for the United States Mission to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Documents Hearing notice Permalink: https://foreignaffairs.house.gov/2019/11/the-importance-of-the-open-skies-treaty
If 2018 was the year of high-profile summitry, 2019 has been the year of stalemate for diplomatic negotiations on the Korean Peninsula. The United States and North Korea were unable to come to an agreement that included proportional denuclearization and peacebuilding measures. Meanwhile, North Korea continues to produce fissile material and improve its ballistic missile capabilities Read More