Aug. 7, 2017
A Short History of Biological Warfare: From Pre-History to the 21st Century
This short monograph reviews the history of biological warfare (BW) from prehistory to the present. It covers what we know about the practice of BW and briefly describes the programs that developed BW weapons based on the best available research.
July 31, 2017
A New Approach to Eliminating North Korean Weapons of Mass Destruction is Needed
Preventing the use of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) against the United States and its allies has long been a paramount security objective for Washington with increased urgency since 9/11.
July 10, 2017
The Proliferation Security Initiative in 2017: U.S. Interagency Perspectives
In 2003, President George W. Bush unveiled the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) in a speech in
May 12, 2017
Peril and Promise: Emerging Technologies and WMD
Emerging technologies are transforming life, industry, and the global economy in positive ways, but
April 14, 2017
The Department of Defense Chemical and Biological Defense Program: An Enabler of the Third Offset Strategy
The US Department of Defense (DOD) established programs to defend against chemical and biological
March 20, 2017
March Issue, Arms Control Today: "Deter and Downsize: A Paradigm Shift for Nuclear Arms Control"
Nuclear arms control needs a new paradigm. The current approach, focused on deployed strategic
Feb. 24, 2017
The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Negotiations: A Case Study
On July 16, 1945, the United States conducted the world’s first nuclear explosive test in Alamagordo, New Mexico.
Feb. 1, 2017
CSWMD Academic Catalog 2017
CSWMD academic programs fall into three different categories: professional development programs,
Nov. 3, 2016
Weapons of Mass Destruction: Challenges for the New Administration
The 2015 National Security Strategy identifies the proliferation and/or use of weapons of mass
Sept. 25, 2016
Why the U.S.-Israel Military Aid Package Matters
After months of tense and drawn-out negotiations, on September 14 the United States and Israel