Statement on the Postponed NPT Review Conference

Today, CSR released a statement on the recently-announced postponement of the 2020 Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). This statement is signed by 30 multidisciplinary experts among our team, advisors, and participants in CSR’s…

Call for Applications: Fellowship for Ending Bioweapons Programs

As the world continues to battle the novel coronavirus that leads to COVID-19, it is a stark reminder of the devastation biological threats can cause. And while this ongoing pandemic arose naturally, it once again proves the grave threat biological…

How the U.S. Should Counter Coronavirus Disinformation Campaigns

On March 30, Defense One published an excellent article by the Council on Strategic Risks' Natasha Bajema and Christine Parthemore on COVID-19 disinformation campaigns, and how the U.S. could most effectively combat them. Below is a short excerpt from the…

CSR Receives Grant for Reducing Biological Threats

As the world continues to grapple with the devastation of an ongoing pandemic from a novel coronavirus, the Council on Strategic Risks is doing all it can to help inform response decisions and mitigate future biological threats.  To help advance this…

Last Year, the U.S. Intelligence Community Warned of a Coronavirus Pandemic: Will We Heed their Climate Warnings?

By John Conger, Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell In the absence of a public hearing and release of the U.S. Intelligence Community’s "Worldwide Threat Assessment" this year, it is instructive to look at last year’s assessment to see what the…

Parthemore Highlights Critical Lessons for Pandemic Response

The Council on Strategic Risks’ CEO, Christine Parthemore - previously Senior Advisor to the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs - recently spoke to Tom Temin of the Federal News Network to highlight critically…

Media Advisory: The Council On Strategic Risks Offers Expertise On Biological Threats to Assist With COVID-19 Response

Media Advisory Date: March 13, 2020Contact: Francesco Femia, ffemia at csrisks dot org THE COUNCIL ON STRATEGIC RISKS OFFERS EXPERTISE ON BIOLOGICAL THREATS TO ASSIST WITH COVID-19 RESPONSE Washington, DC - The Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) is focused on anticipating, analyzing and addressing core…

RELEASE: Future Climate Change Presents High-to-Catastrophic Security Threat, Warn U.S. National Security, Military and Intelligence Experts in New Assessment

Washington, DC, February 24, 2020 — In a comprehensive report released today by the “National Security, Military and Intelligence Panel (NSMIP)” of the Center for Climate and Security, experts warn of High-to-Catastrophic threats to security from plausible climate change trajectories…