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Launch of a U.S. Air Force Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile

How the Biden Administration Can Restore the Balance in Nuclear Policy

Nuclear policy-makers must find the balance between deterrence and nonproliferation interests.

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Clear the Nuclear Landscape of Impediments to Weapons Control

Examining the role of various weapon systems and nuclear forces in destabilizing and addressing nuclear deterrence.

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Implications of Russia’s Activities in the Middle East and North Africa Region for U.S. Strategy and Interests

Russia’s ability to project power into the region remains limited today, and the status quo seems tolerable. But there are risks to U.S. interests in the future.

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Maritime Sanctions: Tips for Due Diligence

The world of due diligence in the maritime space has increasingly become the front
line in tackling sanctions evasion.

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OSINT Webinar: “So You Want to be an Internet Detective?”

WEBINAR: Focus on open-source tools and their power to enable anyone including students, policy makers, journalists, and experts to get to the truth.

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International Nuclear Export Controls and Nonproliferation: The Collective Action Problem

In his new book Dr. Stewart examines the evolution of international nuclear non-proliferation trade controls over time.

Not by NPT Alone: The Future of the Global Nuclear Order

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) entered into force 50 years ago. Catch up on the international arrangements and how they have been eroding.

Dr. Richard Pilch

Precision Medicine and Its Dual-Use Implications for Genetic Weapons Systems

Overview of precision medicine, genetic weapons, and how it carries the potential for dual-use.

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Nuclear Subs in Australia Will Challenge the Nonproliferation Regime, and China

Acquiring a U.S. or UK submarine, possibly with a joint crew, could be a big first step forward for an Australian nuclear submarine program.

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OP #52: Scientific Risk Assessment of Genetic Weapons Systems

Examines potential for precision medicine to be used in a genetic weapon system, state capabilities and motivations, and offers policy recommendations.