Please join the Center for Strategic and International Studies Project on Nuclear Issues for a discussion with House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith on nuclear modernization and arms control in 2021.
The next application deadline is October 9, 2020 for the spring 2021 semester that will begin between January 15 and April 1, 2021. As of September 2020, Scoville Fellows are working remotely and will continue to do so until the need for social distancing ends and our participating organizations return to working in their offices. Read More
Held virtually with colleagues from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, this conference will feature two days of presentations from rising experts covering topics such as nuclear modernization policy and strategies, arms control, proliferation challenges, and deterrence.
Held virtually, this conference will feature two days of presentations from rising experts covering topics such as regional nuclear policy and strategy, arms control and disarmament, proliferation challenges, and deterrence. All participants must pre-register to attend.
Conventional hypersonic strike weapons may undermine deterrence by complicating early-warning and increasing the vulnerability of forward-based forces to surprise attack below the nuclear threshold. Nevertheless, history shows that adaptation to strategically disruptive technologies is possible.
STRATCOM is hosting their 2020 Deterrence Symposium virtually! From November 2-13, STRATCOM will be hosting a panel a day.
How would new norms for testing space weapons affect nuclear stability and traditional deterrence? Would a direct-ascent ASAT limit or ban create stability or further destabilize the space and nuclear domains?
Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time via Zoom webinar The Trump administration’s unilateral withdrawal from the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action has led Iran to retaliate by exceeding key nuclear limits set by the deal. The U.S. strategy has hobbled but not unraveled the agreement and increased tensions with Iran and Read More
This joint CNAS-CSIS report identifies seven trends that are eroding the barriers to nuclear proliferation.
Please join us for a discussion with Mr. Vayl S. Oxford, Director, Defense Threat Reduction Agency About this Event Mr. Oxford will discuss the Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s role in supporting Department of Defense efforts to reduce the threat of Weapons of Mass Destruction in a time of Great Powers Competition. Mr. Vayl S. Oxford, Read More