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Sep152020

Arms Control Idol 2020

Join us for Arms Control Idol! The live, online grand final will be held on Tuesday, 15 September at 3.00pm-4.30pm BST. The global arms control regime is in peril. With the end of the INF Treaty, allegations of Russian cheating on various agreements, and US plans to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty, arms control…

Sep172020

Matters Relating to the Budget of the National Nuclear Security Administration

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020Add to my Calendar Time: 09:30 AM Location: Room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda To receive testimony on matters relating to the budget of the National Nuclear Security Administration. For this hearing, the Senate Armed Services Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician…

May262020

Nuclear Deterrence with Russia and China: Are U.S. Course Corrections Needed?

Featuring Fiona Cunningham, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University; Michael Kofman, Director of the Russia Studies Program, CNA; and Amy F. Woolf, Specialist in Nuclear Weapons Policy, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress; moderated by Eric Gomez, Director of Defense Policy Studies, Cato Institute. May 26, 2020 12:00 PM to…

Apr242020

WEBINAR: Stimson center – The Critical Role of Underground Research Laboratories

The Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board presents the Board’s report of US DOE underground research laboratory (URL)-related research and development activities, and their relationship to a spent nuclear fuel and high-level waste disposal program. The report describes the critical role of URLs in technology development and demonstration, training, and public confidence building. April 24, 2020…

Mar122020

Hypersonic Weapons and Strategic Stability

March 12, 2020 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm LOCATION: 1203 Van Munching Hall, College Park, MD 20742 A conversation with Dean Wilkening Dean Wilkening is a senior staff scientist in the Precision Strike Mission Area at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory working on long-range precision strike kill chains, especially for hypersonic weapons. Previous research…

Mar042020

The North Korean Intelligence Service’s (NKIS) Espionage and Strategy

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…

Feb032020

Blockchain and the Traceability of Critical Materials

FEBRUARY 3, 2020 | 10:00AM – 11:30AM THE STIMSON CENTER Dr. Philippe Thevoz from SICPA, who has been at the forefront of digital transformation for 30 years, will introduce blockchain technology, highlight use cases of the KSI Blockchain, which has been used by Estonia since 2008, and identify concrete examples of blockchain applications for securing data…