This study tells the stories of nearly two dozen women with decades of experience in nuclear, arms control, and non-proliferation policy. They have much to teach us, not just about the history of the field but about its future—how to keep it thriving, fill it with vital and innovative talent, and connect it with the best thinking about security, from which it has been too often cut off.
Hudson Institute, in partnership with the Fissile Materials Working Group (FMWG), will host a panel of international nuclear security experts to discuss global efforts in reducing the risk of nuclear terrorism. The panel will examine challenges regarding the security of nuclear and related materials in the regions of Africa, Eurasia, South Asia, and the Middle Read More
The 2019 Arms Control Association Annual Meeting will bring together members and colleagues in the field, journalists, U.S. and international officials, and prominent experts and policymakers to discuss ongoing effort to rein-in Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programs, the challenges posed by new weapons technologies, strategies for preventing a new U.S.-Russian arms race, and more. A Read More
The Future of U.S.-North Korea Relations Council on Foreign Relations February 21, 2019 See the full CFR panel discussion here Opening Remarks LIPPERT: So I’m going to go first to Rebecca. And Rebecca, you’re the arms control, nonproliferation expert here. Can you just—to level-set everybody here—take us through kind of a brief history of the Read More
Two weeks ago, the Trump administration announced that it intends to suspend its commitment to the INF Treaty and exercise Article XV of the Treaty. This article reflects on the significance of the treaty and what its suspension might mean for U.S. nuclear policy moving forward.
A compilation of interviews with eight Brookings scholars and affiliates—Madelyn Creedon, Robert Einhorn, Bonnie Jenkins, Suzanne Maloney, Michael O’Hanlon, Jung Pak, Frank Rose, and Strobe Talbott— on shifting balance and prioritization of strategic stability and nonproliferation.
Rebecca Hersman joins panel discussion at Brookings Institution to discuss the future of New START and strategic modernization. Read her full opening remarks and view the panel here.
Rebecca Hersman joins panel discussion at Heritage Foundation to discuss a post-INF world. Read her full opening remarks and view the panel here.
The final conference in the PONI 2018 Conference Series will be at U.S. STRATCOM on April 30th. The event will feature presentations from emerging experts and keynote address. More information on the event and speakers coming soon.
While the current environment continues to challenge the United States, future threats will further weaken America’s nuclear weapons stockpile without action. The 2018 Nuclear Posture Review called for nuclear modernization and the time is now to act and secure our strategic deterrent for the future.