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Interpreting the Bomb: Ownership and Deterrence in Ukraine’s Nuclear Discourse

Location: Cambridge, MA
Dates: November 29, 2017 - November 29, 2017

Nuclear deterrence thinking has become so entrenched in U.S. academic and policy circles that it only seems natural that other states regard nuclear weapons in the same terms. Yet it is necessarily so? The presentation examines the case of Ukraine to understand how its leaders interpreted the meaning of the nuclear weapons deployed on Ukrainian territory in early 1990s.

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Opportunities and Challenges of a Complex Future: NATO ACT Report Launch

Location: George Washington University
Dates: November 16, 2017 - November 16, 2017

The shift toward multi-polarity and a growing potential for major power conflict, combined with increasing populism, rapidly changing demographics, and emerging technologies, is presenting unique challenges to governments, militaries, and societies around the world. Allied Command Transformations’s (ACT) 2017 Strategic Foresight Analysis report identifies the key drivers of these global trends and their implications for NATO and the Alliance. The panel – featuring US and European experts on security, strategy, and foresight – will discuss how NATO and the Alliance can use insights from the analysis to help prepare itself for a future that is more complex, interconnected, and unpredictable.

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Reaching a Peaceful Solution to the North Korea Nuclear Crisis Through Dialogue

Location: US-Korea Institute at SAIS
Dates: November 15, 2017 - November 15, 2017

PONI does not guarantee that the details of this event are current. Please check with the host for any questions or to confirm up-to-date information. The US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins SAIS presents Reaching a Peaceful Solution to the North Korea Nuclear Crisis Through Dialogue A Discussion with Honorable CHOO Mi-ae, Chairperson of the ruling Democratic Read More

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Brazil’s Nuclear Program: Perceptions and Realities

Location: James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies
Dates: November 15, 2017 - November 15, 2017

Please join the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at the Washington, DC, office of CNS for a special event to discuss new articles on Brazilian nuclear policy appearing in the Nonproliferation Review as part of a Special Section on Brazilian nuclear policy.

Book

Perspectives on the Evolving Nuclear Order

Authors: Lauryn Williams, Toby Dalton, Togzhan Kassenova
Published: June 2016

This publication examines the thoughts of the so-called “middle” states in the international nuclear order: India, Pakistan, Brazil, Argentina, and China. Each state posses advanced nuclear technology, and three of them have nuclear weapons, but they occupy the uncomfortable middle ground between the less advanced non-nuclear-weapons-states and the advanced nuclear weapons states of the US, UK, Russia, and France.

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Preparing NATO for Future Global Challenges

Location: Atlantic Council
Date: November 16, 2017

The shift toward multi-polarity and a growing potential for major power conflict, combined with increasing populism, rapidly changing demographics, and emerging technologies, is presenting unique challenges to governments, militaries, and societies around the world. Allied Command Transformations’s (ACT) 2017 Strategic Foresight Analysis report identifies the key drivers of these global trends and their implications for NATO and the Alliance. The panel – featuring US and European experts on security, strategy, and foresight – will discuss how NATO and the Alliance can use insights from the analysis to help prepare itself for a future that is more complex, interconnected, and unpredictable.

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The United States in Asia: President Trump’s Choices and Challenges

Location: Center for American Progress
Date: November 2, 2017

As President Donald Trump prepares for his first trip to Asia as President, these challenges, among many others, will loom large. Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund Thursday, November 2 for a speech by U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) from 9:00-9:30 a.m. on U.S. policy in the Asia-Pacific. The speech will be followed by a panel discussion of U.S. policy in the region and what to expect from President Trump’s trip.