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Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance: Call for Submission

The 4th Annual Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance Conference and Workshop is accepting paper abstracts for their annual conference. The conference and workshop is March 7-8, 2019 and is hosted by the University of Nebraska at Omaha and supported by U.S. Strategic Command. The theme for the event is “Collaborative Approaches to Deterrence” and they Read More


Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship at LNSP

The Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering (NSE) Laboratory for Nuclear Security Policy (LNSP) is seeking applicants for the Stanton Fellowship in Nuclear Security. The Fellowship comes with a stipend of $80,000/year and is intended to develop the next generation of leaders in technical aspects of nuclear security by supporting research that advances policy-relevant understanding of nuclear-security issues.


Staton Chair Professor of Nuclear Security at MIT

The Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, invites applications for a senior faculty appointment starting September 2019 or thereafter. The appointment will be at the tenured professor level as the Frank Stanton Professor of Nuclear Security.


Turning Nuclear Swords Into Plowshares in North Korea

The Carneige Endowment for International Peace is hosting a half-day conference featuring scholars and formal officials from the Japan, South Korea, and the United States to examine practical denuclearization for dismantling North Korea’s program while enhancing collective security and regional peace. Details about the event are listed below: EVENT DATE: Friday, October 5, 2018 EVENT Read More


Stimson Center: A Conversation with Assistant Secretary Chris Ford

Please join Stimson Center President & CEO Brian Finlay in welcoming Christopher Ford, Assistant Secretary at the United States Department of State, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation (ISN), to a conversation at the Stimson Center on the topic of transforming foreign assistance into a global, agile, threat-prioritized, and responsive nonproliferation programming tool.


Nuclear Weapons in the New Cyber Age: Report of the Cyber-Nuclear Weapons Study Group

Nuclear Weapons in the New Cyber Age, by Samantha Pitts-Kiefer and Page Stoutland, PhD, presents four credible, real-world scenarios in which a cyberattack could lead to a nuclear launch, increase the risk of unauthorized use of a nuclear weapon, or undermine confidence in the nuclear deterrent. The report offers high-level recommendations for mitigating these threats, based on discussions with military, technical, and policy experts convened over the past two years.


Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship invites recent college and graduate school alumni to apply for six to nine month fellowships with NGOs in Washington, DC, including CSIS, focusing on arms control, conflict resolution, peace, and international security issues.


Escalation Through Entanglement

Wednesday September 12, 2018 Time: 12:30-2:00 PM Location: 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20036 Speaker: James Acton Moderator: Scott Sagan Contact: Erin McLaughlin 1+ 202-939- 2306 | emclaughlin@ceip.org As part of their efforts to offset the United States’ conventional strength, both Russia and China are seeking capabilities, including anti-satellite and cyber weapons, to threaten the Read More