The Friends Committee on National Legislation has released their Nuclear Calendar!
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.
This event is the third conference in the 2018-2019 PONI Conference Series. The conference will feature presentations from emerging nuclear experts covering topics such as nuclear policy and strategies, arms control and proliferation challenges, and deterrence. The PONI Conference Series, now in its fifteenth year, is unique in its emphasis on featuring rising experts and young professionals in Read More
This event is the second conference in the 2018-2019 PONI Conference Series. We are thrilled to partner with the U.S. Air Force Academy to host the conference on October 10-11 at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.
An Air Force weapons officer works “from the target back” to propose a radical new policy.
There are substantial questions for policy-makers to answer as the United State weighs the inclusion of hypersonic weapons to its arsenal. This analysis considers the best case for and potential drawbacks of U.S. investment in hypersonics.
While critics of nuclear arms often describe them as indiscriminate weapons that would be used to target civilian population centers, U.S. nuclear planning is deliberately aligned with the moral values that govern the U.S. way of war.
Concealing an “escalate to de-escalate” strategy could allow Russia to complicate U.S. and NATO policymaking more than revealing it and the absence of a formal doctrine might not prevent Moscow from attempting to “escalate to de-escalate” in a confrontation.
The first conference of the 2018-2019 PONI Conference Series will be held on July 10-11 at Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico.
Once the U.S. bomber force is vulnerable to a first strike by a regional adversary, the United States will find it increasingly difficult to deter that state. The most probable solution to this impending strategic dilemma would be to develop a nuclear-tipped SLCM.