In today’s competitive security landscape, nuclear weapons cannot be examined in isolation from other strategic security challenges. Current and emerging challenges related to nuclear weapons increasingly cross-cut other domains, including cyber, space, and conventional war.
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
Increasingly capable and intrusive digital information technologies, advanced dual-use military capabilities, and diffused global power structures will reshape future crises and conflicts between nuclear-armed adversaries and challenge traditional ways of thinking about escalation and stability. This emerging security environment will require new concepts and tools to manage the risk of unintended escalation and reduce nuclear dangers.
The current NC3 structure, last comprehensively updated in the 1980s, was designed for a vastly different security environment.
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.
The IDA Summer Associates Program provides students with a unique opportunity to use their quantitative and analytic skills to work on challenging real-world national security issues. Each year, IDA hires and pays students at its Virginia and Washington, DC, facilities to work for approximately 10-12 weeks during the summer months. We seek both undergraduate (rising Read More
Join the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management and the Stanley Center for Peace and Security for their upcoming event “Emerging Digital Technology for Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security.” Featuring Nidhi Kalra (RAND) and Dimitri Finker (IAEA). Sept 9th (11am-12:30pm Eastern)
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.
March 12, 2020 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm LOCATION: 1203 Van Munching Hall, College Park, MD 20742 A conversation with Dean Wilkening Dean Wilkening is a senior staff scientist in the Precision Strike Mission Area at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory working on long-range precision strike kill chains, especially for hypersonic weapons. Previous research Read More
Due to internal guidance from CSIS, guidance from STRATCOM partners, and our determination to prioritize everyone’s health and safety we are going to postpone the Capstone Conference. This is a priority event for us and we are currently working to reschedule the conference and will follow up with you all as soon as we nail Read More