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
The Trump administration’s “maximum pressure campaign” is putting Iran under great stress, but it is unlikely to compel Tehran to accept its far-reaching demands. The United States needs a new strategy for constraining Iran’s future nuclear capabilities as well as its missile program. Two new Brookings monographs — “Constraining Iran’s Future Nuclear Capabilities” by Robert Read More
Hudson Institute, in partnership with the Fissile Materials Working Group (FMWG), will host a panel of international nuclear security experts to discuss global efforts in reducing the risk of nuclear terrorism. The panel will examine challenges regarding the security of nuclear and related materials in the regions of Africa, Eurasia, South Asia, and the Middle Read More
Stimson Center is hosting a panel discussion to review summit outcomes and implications for making a DPRK denuclearization deal, key takeaways and opportunities moving forward. Highlights Cohosted with the International Crisis Group Moderator: LAUREL MILLER, Director, Asia Program, International Crisis Group Panelists: CHRISTOPHER GREEN, Senior Adviser, Korean Peninsula, International Crisis Group JOEL WIT, Senior Fellow & Read More
CSIS in partnership with the Royal United Services Institute and the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique organized the European Trilateral Track 2 Nuclear Dialogues in 2018.
A compilation of interviews with eight Brookings scholars and affiliates—Madelyn Creedon, Robert Einhorn, Bonnie Jenkins, Suzanne Maloney, Michael O’Hanlon, Jung Pak, Frank Rose, and Strobe Talbott— on shifting balance and prioritization of strategic stability and nonproliferation.
Although its nuclear and missile programs are frequently in the headlines, North Korea’s other weapons of mass destruction (WMD) programs and their role in Pyongyang’s security strategies draw less discussion and analysis.
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