Dec. 3, 2018
Deterrence in the 21st Century: Integrating Nuclear and Conventional Force
In this article, published in Strategic Studies Quarterly, Robert Peters, Justin Anderson, and Harrison Menke advocate better integration between nuclear deterrence strategies and nuclear deterrence operations with US conventional defense policy, strategy, and planning processes.
Biotechnology for the Battlefield: In Need of a Strategy
In her article, published on War on the Rocks, CSWMD Senior Research Fellow Dr. Diane DiEuliis discusses the need for a more cohesive strategy to harness the potential uses of biotechnology on the battlefield.
Nov. 29, 2018
NATO Nuclear Policy Symposium 2018
On November 29, 2018, the National Defense University hosted the first day of the 3-day 2018 North Atlantic Treaty Organization Nuclear Policy Symposium. The theme of the conference is "NATO Nuclear Deterrence: Next Steps in the Adaptation Process." Learn more and view pictures from the event here.
Nov. 8, 2018
PEL Leadership Dinner
On November 8, 2018, CSWMD's Program for Emerging Leaders hosted a Leadership Dinner featuring the Honorable Guy B. Roberts, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs.
Nov. 5, 2018
November Spotlight Seminar: Honey I Shrunk the Lab
At CSWMD’s November Spotlight Seminar, Dr. Phillip Bleek and Mr. Cyrus Jabbari led a discussion on the implications of microfluidics for the CWMD community.
Oct. 31, 2018
E&C Workshop: The Dynamics of Technology Push and Market Pull
The E&C Workshop: "The Dynamics of Technology Push and Market Pull: Exploring Links between the Adoption of Emerging Technologies and WMD" took place on 31 October 2018.
Oct. 25, 2018
WMD in the Digital Age: Understanding the Impact of Emerging Technologies
In E&C Research Paper no. 4, Dr. Bajema explores three broad trends associated with emerging technologies that are fundamentally altering the WMD context, changing the threat space, and undermining the traditional tool box for countering WMD: digitization, convergence, and democratization.
October Spotlight: Social Media and the Concept of Escalation
At CSWMD's October Spotlight Seminar, Professor Lawrence Freedman presented his latest research on the influence of social media on crisis escalation.
July 30, 2018
Alternative North Korean Nuclear Futures
Dr. Shane Smith takes stock of what we know about North Korea's nuclear motivations, capabilities, and ambitions.
North Korea's Strategic Culture and Its Evolving Nuclear Strategy
Dr. Shane Smith assesses how North Korea's peculiar strategic culture might impact its decisions over nuclear doctrine and command and control arrangements.