Weapons of Mass Destruction

Global Governance & International Regimes

The proliferation of nuclear, radiological, biological, and chemical weapons pose a threat to global peace and security. Stimson experts develop strategies to reduce the proliferation of these weapons of mass destruction.

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Current Research

October 2, 2018 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

Amid the threats of Armageddon being hurled by Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, there is much discussion of tactical nuclear weapons — in South Korea, where there is READ MORE

March 30, 2018 | EXPERT: Barry Blechman

By Barry M. Blechman READ MORE

March 8, 2018 | EXPERT: Cindy Vestergaard

Are Chemical Assassinations in Vogue? READ MORE

January 11, 2018 | EXPERT: Hannah Haegeland , EXPERT: Michael Krepon , EXPERT: Sameer Lalwani , EXPERT: Yun Sun

South Asia remains one of the most crisis-prone regions in the world with some of the highest levels of contested borders, militarized interstate disputes, and terrorist attacks. READ MORE

November 14, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

Quote of the week: READ MORE

November 2, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

Less is more. Clarity and brevity rule. Except when it comes to explaining what I do for a living. Having a job description that fits neatly on a visa application? Not in this lifetime. I’ve always needed paragraphs to explain my work — until now. Perhaps you do, too. READ MORE

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