Sept. 4, 2020

Spotlight Webinar: Situational Awareness Technology & Crisis Decisionmaking

On 10 September, 2020, CSWMD hosted a virtual panel featuring research from a two-year study examining the implications of emerging situational awareness technologies for managing crises between nuclear-armed adversaries.

July 29, 2020

Inevitable bedfellows? Cooperation on military technology for the development of UAVs and cruise missiles in the Asia-Pacific

Will states in the Asia-Pacific develop real capabilities to deter Chinese aggression? In this discussion paper – published as part of the Missile Dialogue Initiative research programme – Dr Amy J. Nelson and Dr T. X. Hammes examine the increased likelihood that UAV and cruise-missile technologies will proliferate throughout the Asia-Pacific.

July 10, 2020

Innovation and Its Discontents: National Models of Military Innovation and the Dual-Use Conundrum

Dr. Amy J. Nelson's Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland (CISSM) Report explores variations in national models of innovation, as well as the pathways or levers those models afford in controlling innovation’s end product with a focus on dual-use technologies. The report uses case studies of both U.S. and German investment in artificial intelligence and additive manufacturing to highlight national approaches to innovation.

June 24, 2020

The Health-Security Nexus: Reassessing Priorities after COVID-19

While Covid-19 has spurred debate about the need to elevate public health as a security concern, the securitisation of health presents both opportunities and trade-offs that need to be considered if we are to reallocate military spending to prepare for the next pandemic. Mr. Nima Gerami and Ms. Amanda Moodie address these issues in their latest for The Oxford University Politics Blog.

June 15, 2020

Aligning the nuclear and conventional elements of NATO’s deterrence

In the latest NATO Defense College publication, Mr. Harrison Menke considers how a more cohesive and comprehensive NATO deterrence posture can help influence Russian leaders against the use of nuclear weapons.

June 11, 2020

2020 Symposium Virtual Address: Lt Gen Michael Minihan

Please join us for three keynotes on July 7, 2020 as part of the Center for the Study of WMD's virtual Annual Symposium.

June 11, 2020

2020 Symposium Virtual Address: DTRA Director Vayl Oxford

Please join us for three keynotes on July 7, 2020 as part of the Center for the Study of WMD's virtual Annual Symposium.

June 11, 2020

2020 Symposium Virtual Keynote: General John E. Hyten

Please join us for a keynote on 17 September, 2020 as part of the Center for the Study of WMD's virtual Annual Symposium.

June 1, 2020

Spotlight Webinar: Coronavirus and Biosecurity

On 28 May, 2020, CSWMD hosted a virtual panel on bioterrorism, biosurveillance, and infectious disease.

May 29, 2020

Research by CWMD Graduate Fellows

In recognition of Master’s Theses and Master’s Degree Research Projects produced for the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Graduate Fellowship Program.