Nuclear Strategic Stability & Arms Control in the 21st Century

By Christine Parthemore Last week the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) published a briefer by our colleague, Rear Admiral John Gower, CB OBE, titled “Improving Nuclear Strategic Stability Through a Responsibility-Based Approach: A Platform for 21st Century Arms Control.” Gower paints a daunting and accurate picture of nuclear affairs today, with a new arms racing … Continue reading Nuclear Strategic Stability & Arms Control in the 21st Century

A Smarter Path on Nuclear Modernization

By Andy Weber and Christine Parthemore In the new issue of The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, we recommend a smarter modernization program for the U.S. nuclear weapon enterprise. While some worrisome trends in U.S. nuclear policy began while we served in government, the subsequent 2018 Nuclear Posture Review presented several sharp departures from long-held, … Continue reading A Smarter Path on Nuclear Modernization