Publications

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.

Dec. 3, 2018

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.

Oct. 25, 2018

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.

July 30, 2018

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.