WMD, Nonproliferation, and Security

WMD, Nonproliferation, and Security

The WMD, Nonproliferation, and Security program takes a fresh look at broader areas of proliferation and security risks, especially in the nuclear areas. The program works with stakeholders to develop possible approaches and new constituencies to help manage those risks.

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Research and Analysis

February 6, 2017 | EXPERT: Kathryn Rauhut , EXPERT: Lovely Umayam

Cyber security is the next frontier for nuclear risk managers. Within a short span of time cyber attacks have evolved in sophistication and stealth, making it difficult to develop an effective and adaptive risk management approach.

January 16, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will inherit rising nuclear dangers in five regions of the globe. Every one of them could get worse under his watch. Even before taking office, he has challenged Russia with a nuclear arms race it cannot win, while provoking China over Taiwan.

January 9, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

The advent of a New Year and a new administration are as good a time as any for taking stock. Decades of hard work to reduce nuclear dangers are at risk.

December 28, 2016 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

The year ends on many somber notes – the election of Donald Trump, his modus operandi and appointments to senior positions, the push on Capitol Hill to expand national missile defenses and to once again explore space-based systems, and the deaths of Tom Schelling, Sid Drell, and John Newhouse.

December 20, 2016 | EXPERT: Lovely Umayam

In the early Sixties, America was mired in earthly miseries threatening its future, from deep-seated segregation in the heartland to a seemingly unending power struggle with the Soviet Union. Despite the tumult, it managed to set optimistic sights on outer space.

December 14, 2016 | EXPERT: Cindy Vestergaard

Editor’s note: This analysis is part of Presidential Inbox 2017 — an ongoing Stimson Center series examining the major global challenges and opportunities the Trump administration faces during its first 100 days in office.
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