Since taking office in January 2017, the Trump administration’s strategy to reduce nuclear weapons risks has been marked by significant controversy. The administration has withdrawn from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, began high-stakes nuclear diplomacy with North Korea, proposed to develop new low-yield nuclear capabilities and is pressing forward on a $1.7 trillion plan to Read More
As we survey the world today, we find the nuclear landscape to be more uncertain and precarious than it has been at any time since the end of the Cold War.
The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies invites you to join Representative Mike Turner of Ohio’s 10th congressional district, Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee Strategic Forces Subcommittee, for a discussion on nuclear and missile proliferation in Iran and North Korea.
The legality of nuclear weapons, nuclear war, and nuclear deterrence have been much debated over the years and a 1996 Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice did little to settle the issue. What if the ICJ were to take up the issue again? Would the result be any different, especially in light of Read More
The 2019 US Strategic Command Deterrence Symposium will be held in Omaha, Nebraska on July 31 – August 1, 2019 at the La Vista Conference Center. This ninth annual symposium will draw from academic, government, military and international experts, with the goal of exploring a broad range of deterrence issues and thinking during a single Read More
The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies invites you to join Gen Stephen Wilson, Vice Chief of Staff, United States Air Force, for a discussion on the Nuclear Posture Review, national security strategy, and nuclear deterrence.
The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies invites you to join Madelyn Creedon, President of Green Marble LLC, and Lt Gen Frank Klotz, USAF (Ret), Former Under Secretary of Energy for Nuclear Security, for a discussion on nuclear arms control and deterrent futures.
Join USIP for a discussion that will examine the scope and purposes of the North Korea sanctions regime, consider the constraints and opportunities for providing partial and complete sanctions relief, and provide a comparative look at other such regimes.
Join @CatoInstitute as they delve into issues beyond the headline on North Korea.
The 2018 Nuclear Posture Review, preceded by wide debate, is enjoying a honeymoon of sorts. Domestically, it received strong support and close to full funding while internationally, it has received strong support from allies. However, controversy over the NPR may be just around the corner. There needs to be strong bipartisan commitment to nuclear infrastructure and delivery system modernization as well as arms control.