The United States and Iran are once again on the verge of conflict. On March 11, a volley of short-range rockets killed a U.S. soldier and contractor, as well as a British solider, at an Iraqi base near Baghdad.
Wednesday, March 4th The Institute of World Politics 1521 16th Street NW Washington, D.C. You are cordially invited to an Asia Initiative Lecture Series (AILS) presentation on the topic: The North Korean Intelligence Service’s (NKIS) Espionage and Strategy with Dr. Kim Dong-sik 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Dr. Kim Dong-sik’s Presentation and Q&A Read More
The GW Institute for Korean Studies & the East Asia National Resource Center Present: Korea Policy Forum “Korean Politics 2020 – Korean Security Issues and Challenges” Speakers Young-Jun Kim, Professor, Korea National Defense University Sang-hyun Lee, Senior Research Fellow, The Sejong Institute Discussant John Merrill, Former Chief of the Northeast Asia Division, State Department’s Bureau of Read More
On January 5—amidst quickly escalating tensions between the United States and Iran—Tehran announced its latest steps to walk back its commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal.
Iran is back in the nuclear game.
The East Asia Program is launching a new annual series, Taiwan Security Brief. In the inaugural volume, three emerging researchers examine the impact of several nontraditional security challenges in Taiwan: online disinformation, cybersecurity in the digital economy, and energy security. How can Taiwan effectively mitigate problems in these security issues? What opportunities does Taiwan have to Read More
The Center’s annual summer conference will take place July 24. This year’s theme is Managing Global Nuclear Threats. The event will take place in the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 106, from 4:30-7 p.m., with a reception to follow. It is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are required.
Iran’s nuclear actions so far do not merit a redline or the military response that could follow, nor do they rise to the level of an unacceptable threat to the United States or its interests. Rather, they are a signal that, although some in the Trump administration believe otherwise, Iran will not consent to being pushed via sanctions without seeking leverage of its own.
The Mitchell Nuclear Deterrence Series presents Escalation and Limited Wars with China or Russia
Nuclear Weapons and the Challenge of Regional Rivalries by Lawrence Rubin and Adam N. Stulberg, Editors Join us as Ambassador Eric Edelman, CSBA Counselor, and Rebecca Hersman, Senior Adviser in the International Security Program and Director of the Project on Nuclear Issues at CSIS, discuss this new volume with the editors, Lawrence Rubin and Adam Read More