May 19, 2020

Renewing US Extended Deterrence Commitments Against North Korea

In his recent article in 38 North, Dr. Shane Smith explores strengthening the U.S. deterrence posture toward North Korea.

May 7, 2020

Embrace Experimentation in Biosecurity Governance

Dr. Gerald Epstein and colleagues examine the need to rethink biosecurity governance to address changing technical, social, and political environments.

May 7, 2020

Governing a Pandemic

In their article in Inkstick, Ms. Sarah Jacobs Gamberini and Ms. Amanda Moodie examine China's authoritarian approach to COVID-19 in the context of great power competition.

May 6, 2020

Spotlight Webinar: Mobile Missile Vulnerability: Nuclear Weapons, AI, and the New Arms Race

On 9 April 2020, CSWMD hosted a virtual panel discussion on the increasing ability of major powers to destroy moving targets using advanced technology like AI, cyber, drones, cloud computing, data analytics, and hypersonic missiles.

May 5, 2020

Spotlight Webinar: Maximizing Leverage: China’s Strategic Force Posture Choices in the Information Age

On 14 May 2020, CSWMD hosted a virtual panel discussion on the logic of China's "strategic substitution" approach to coercive leverage and China's space, cyber, and conventional missile strategic force postures.

May 4, 2020

2020 Annual Symposium: Virtual Sessions

Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction’s annual symposium, “WMD 2020: Great Power Competition and Technology Challenges," will take place on 17-18 June 2020 in a webinar format. Join us on 7 July 2020 for 3 keynote sessions.

April 27, 2020

Beyond 1918: Bringing Pandemic Response into the Present, and Future

The current pandemic gives us an opportunity to envision new tools, methods, and response policies that leverage emerging technologies, which, if adopted and prudently employed, would enable capability to far better predict, prepare, if not prevent the “next” biosecurity war, and not merely repeat the errors of the “last”. 

April 13, 2020

Ready or Not: Regaining Military Readiness during COVID19

In the latest Institute for National Strategic Studies "Strategic Insight," Dr. Diane DiEuliis and Dr. Laura Junor examine what the Department of Defense needs to maintain force readiness during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Force readiness and management will be improved by rapidly deploying a point of care serological test to all in the U.S. military.

April 6, 2020

The Virus Of Disinformation: Echoes Of Past Bioweapons Accusations In Today’s Covid-19 Conspiracy Theories

In their latest for War on the Rocks, Ms. Sarah Jacobs Gamberini and Ms. Amanda Moodie examine the similarities between current Covid-19 related disinformation campaigns and biological influence operations conducted during the Cold War.

April 2, 2020

Modernizing biotechnology for the fight against COVID-19 and the future of pandemic response

Alexander Titus, Michelle Rozo, and Diane DiEuliis provide some perspective on the importance of using advanced biotechnology capabilities during the global pandemic.