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Assessing the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review

The Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI), with the support of Northrop Grumman Corporation, is pleased to invite you to a half-day conference to discuss U.S. nuclear policy and strategy.

Course

Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia

The Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia (MSSR) is a seven-week-long summer program that brings together leading Russian and American experts and top American graduate students to explore bilateral relations, Russian foreign and security policy, culture, and economics.

Internship

Stimson Center – South Asia Program Research Internship

The South Asia Program at the Stimson Center offers fall, summer, and spring internships to highly motivated and talented undergraduate and graduate students. Interns work on research related to security and politics in India and Pakistan, including: strategic culture, inter-state rivalry, deterrence challenges, crisis dynamics, great power competition, and patterns of political violence.

Job

South Asia Research Assistant

The Henry L. Stimson Center, a nonpartisan policy research center, seeks a highly-motivated individual to join the team as a full-time Research Assistant for the South Asia Program. The successful candidate will have some prior educational and/or professional experience in communications, research, or the South Asian security and/or nuclear fields. Stimson’s South Asia Program focuses on deterrence Read More

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Toward a Common North Korea Strategy

At an official state visit to Seoul in early November, Presidents Trump and Moon advanced a common agenda on North Korea and bilateral relations. How will the two governments’ policies develop in 2018 and beyond? This timely discussion will examine U.S. and Korean perspectives on both countries’ North Korea policy and the future of the U.S.-ROK alliance.

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Non-nuclear Weapons and the Risk of Nuclear War: A Russian Perspective

The risk of a nuclear war is rising because of growing non-nuclear threats to nuclear weapons and their command-and-control systems. In a conventional war, such “entanglement” could lead to non-nuclear operations inadvertently threatening the opponent’s nuclear deterrent or being misinterpreted as preparations for nuclear use, potentially sparking catastrophic escalation. Alexey Arbatov, who co-authored a new Carnegie volume, Entanglement: Chinese and Russian Perspectives on Non-nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Risks, will give a Russian view of this problem and present potential policy options in a conversation with James Acton. 

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The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty: Does it have a future?

At 10:00 am on December 8—the 30th anniversary of the INF treaty’s signing—the Brookings Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative will hold a panel discussion on the treaty and its future. The panel will include Olga Oliker, senior advisor at the Center for Strategic & International Studies, Brookings nonresident senior fellow Steven Pifer and Brookings senior fellow Strobe Talbott. Brookings fellow Alina Polyakova will moderate.