Find out what PONI is up to in 2019!
The Nuclear Scholars Initiative aims to provide top graduate students and young professionals from around the country with a unique venue to interact and dialogue with senior experts on nuclear weapons issues.
CSIS is seeking a Program Coordinator and Research Assistant to join the Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI) to work on research projects and coordinate events. The Program Coordinator and Research Assistant is responsible for conducting research and writing, and for assisting with project management within the program. The Program Coordinator and Research Assistant supports the operational and substantive goals of PONI and will be expected to play a key role in advancing PONI’s initiatives, including the Nuclear Scholars Initiative, conference series, and multilateral nuclear dialogues. She/he reports to Rebecca Hersman, Director, Project on Nuclear Issues and Senior Adviser, International Security Program.
Changes in FAA policy on Unmanned Aircraft Systems hold promise for boosting the surety and safety of U.S. nuclear forces.
Dangerous political and cultural trends put U.S. competitiveness in the sciences at risk, with potentially disastrous consequences for the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear arsenal.
Interacting with senior military leadership and visiting the maintainers, operators, and trainers responsible for two legs of the nuclear deterrent creates a vitally important relationship, one that can close that technical gap and ensure future civilian leaders are able to make informed decisions.
Despite the incredible work that they put into the job, the men and women keeping up the nuclear umbrella rarely see anything other than the part that they play, but their job is crucial to maintaining a nuclear deterrence policy.
In an increasingly complex and ambiguous international security environment, it has never been more important that we ensure that the nuclear security infrastructure.
This study aims to create a dialogue with the nation’s nuclear personnel about the rationales for the U.S. nuclear arsenal that already exist—some of which have been stated at the highest levels of leadership—to ask what the nuclear forces actually hear, what works and what does not, and what motivates them on a daily basis.
CSIS President and CEO John Hamre held a Q&A with Dr. Siegfried Hecker about Hecker’s new two-volume set, Doomed to Cooperate: How American and Russian scientists joined forces to avert some of the greatest post-Cold War nuclear dangers. About Doomed to Cooperate An account edited by Siegfried Hecker, Doomed to Cooperate tells the story of the collaboration through the Read More