Please join us (virtually) for a PONI panel hosted by STRATCOM on November 10, 2020 from 3:30-5:30 PM EDT.
Rebecca Hersman presents at the National Defence Academy of Latvia Center for Security and Strategic Research on her wormhole escalation research. View the presentation here.
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.
In the nuclear realm, the challenge of civilian control is solved with presidential authority. Understanding and addressing the concessions that presidents might make to military expertise surfaces the precarious nature of civilian nuclear command and control.
Junior Policy Officer in the Nuclear Policy Directorate at NATO.
STRATCOM is hosting their 2020 Deterrence Symposium virtually! From November 2-13, STRATCOM will be hosting a panel a day.
Red Horizon is a multiday immersive global nuclear crisis exercised designed to advance participants’ negotiation and decision-making skills. Apply to participate.
Today, traditional nuclear missions increasingly intersect with emerging technical domains such as space and cyber. How can policymakers mitigate the risks that bureaucratic competition can pose to the shared mission of defending the nuclear command, control, and communications (NC3) system?
What would detailed conventional nuclear integration in doctrine, concepts, and large-scale exercises look like? Joint concepts inform high-level military doctrine, which in turn provides guidance on what the military should aim to achieve through planning and training in large-scale exercises.
Understanding international security issues at the “nuclear nexus” is critical for managing a contemporary security environment characterized by rapid technological innovation, increased strategic competition, and a looming nuclear shadow.