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FeaturedInternship

CSWMD 2018 Summer Volunteer Internship

The Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction (CSWMD) at the National Defense University (NDU) is seeking U.S. citizen students for internships for the Summer Semester 2018.

FeaturedReport

Trilateral Dialogue on Nuclear Issues

The European Trilateral Track 2 Nuclear Dialogues, organized by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in partnership with the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique (FRS), has convened senior nuclear policy experts from the United Kingdom, France, and the United States (P3) for the past nine years to discuss nuclear deterrence and nonproliferation policy issues and to identify areas of consensus among the three countries.

Course

The PPNT Summer Boot Camp

The summer workshop-in-residence at UC San Diego, known as the PPNT boot camp, aims to give participants the knowledge and analytic tools to contribute to the debate on future US nuclear policy. Application deadline extended to March 23.

Conference

Thinking Outside the Silo: Creative Problem Solving in Deterrence and Assurance

This workshop will challenge conventional wisdom to address the changing landscape of security threats and war fighting domains. Presentations feature outside the box thinking and use new and innovative methodologies to reassess old problems and address new ones in deterring adversaries and assuring allies. Panels and presentations at the conference will center around innovative and new ways to think about old and new problems alike.

Website

Center for Unconventional Weapons Studies Outreach Journal

For the latest headlines on nuclear deterrence and counter-WMD, see the Air Force Center for Unconventional Weapons Studies (CUWS) Outreach Journal. To subscribe to the journal, email cuws.admin@us.af.mil. Also, follow @USAF_CUWS on Twitter.

An unarmed AGM-86B Air-Launched Cruise Missile is released from a B-52H Stratofortress Sept. 22, 2014, over the Utah Test and Training Range during a Nuclear Weapons System Evaluation Program sortie.

analysisNext Gen Perspectives

Strategies of Limited Nuclear War

What dictates escalation choices? For U.S. adversaries, the foremost concern may not be the security of the state or even the contested objective, but the security of the regime itself.