Interview with CSR’s Hon. Andy Weber Selected as a Top Ten Episode of 80,000 Hours Podcast 

The Council on Strategic Risks is pleased to share that Senior Fellow Andy Weber was selected to be featured as one of ten top episodes of the influential 80,000 Hours Podcast.  His episode was selected as one of ten for…

Yong-Bee Lim Selected for Bulletin of Atomic Scientists’ Editorial Fellows Program

The Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) is pleased to share the announcement that Nolan Center Fellow, Dr. Yong-Bee Lim, has been selected as one of seven fellows to be a part of the inaugural class for the Bulletin of the…

BRIEFER: The Benefits of Further Declarations of Restraint from the Use of Nuclear Weapons

By Rear Admiral John Gower, CB OBE An important component of reducing risk among nuclear-armed states is greater understanding of others’ policies, plans, and intentions regarding their arsenals. Such understanding serves to reduce significantly the risk of misunderstanding and miscalculation…

We’re Hiring: Deputy Director for the Janne E. Nolan Center on Strategic Weapons/ Lead for the Alliance to End Biological Threats  

The Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) seeks to hire a Deputy Director for the Janne E. Nolan Center on Strategic Weapons (The Nolan Center). The person in this role will also help to lead CSR’s Alliance to End Biological Threats.…

Toward a Modernized Nuclear Triad: Dangerously Expensive or Vital to Deterrence?

U.S. global strike command tests ICBM, bomber capabilities - the nuclear missile leg of the nuclear missile triad (Feb 25, 2015) By Natasha Bajema In a stunning series of revelations, researchers at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies and…

BRIEFER: Weapons of Mass Agility: A New Threat Framework for Mass Effects in the 21st Century

By Natasha E. Bajema The threat posed by weapons of mass destruction (WMD) continues to serve as a key concept for shaping U.S. national security strategy. For many decades, policymakers and experts alike have assumed that malicious actors will seek…

BRIEFER: A Practical Strategy for Nuclear Risk Reduction and Disarmament

By Christine Parthemore and Rear Admiral John Gower, CB OBE In remarks at the White House the afternoon of April 15th, U.S. President Joe Biden spoke of a recent call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, voicing hope that the nations…