The Deeply Dangerous Spread of Russian Disinformation on Biological Weapons

On Friday, March 11, the U.N. Security Council met at the request of Russia to discuss unsubstantiated and spurious claims that the United States is supporting biological and chemical weapons laboratories in Ukraine—the latest action in a long-running Russian disinformation…

Event Summary: How are Biological Threats Evolving?

By Lillian Parr On February 18, the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) hosted a webinar entitled How are Biological Threats Evolving? in a World with COVID-19. Given that we have entered a third year dealing with a relentless global pandemic,…

New Report: Understanding the Threat of Biological Weapons in a World with COVID-19 

By Andrea Rezzonico  The Council on Strategic Risks is today releasing Understanding the Threat of Biological Weapons in a World With COVID-19, an in-depth study of how the COVID-19 pandemic could influence the desirability and development of deliberate biological threats…

Event: COVID-19 Response Technologies & Their Future Role in Pathogen Early Warning

By Lillian Parr Join the Council on Strategic Risks as we host COVID-19 Response Technologies & Their Future Role in Pathogen Early Warning on Wednesday, February 23 from 12:00–12:45 EST. RSVP here. This discussion will be hosted by Christine Parthemore,…

RELEASE: The Council on Strategic Risks Selects Dr. Yong-Bee Lim as Deputy Director of the Janne E. Nolan Center for Strategic Weapons

February 14, 2022 -  Today the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) announced it has selected Dr. Yong-Bee Lim as its new Deputy Director of the Janne E. Nolan Center for Strategic Weapons (The Nolan Center). Dr. Lim had previously served…

We’re Hiring! Full-Time Position in the Janne E. Nolan Center on Strategic Weapons

The Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) seeks a full-time staff member to join the Janne E. Nolan Center on Strategic Weapons, an institute of CSR. The person filling this role will initially focus much of their time on CSR’s projects…

RELEASE: Top Experts Release Handbook for Ending Catastrophic Biological Risks

December 20, 2021, Washington, DC - In a time of daily confusion in the public discourse on the current pandemic, the Janne E. Nolan Center on Strategic Weapons, an institute of the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR), is releasing A…

CSR Webinar: Preventing the Next Pandemic—Leveraging Today’s Tools to Address the Biological Threats of the Future

By Lillian Parr On Monday, November 15, the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) hosted a webinar to discuss innovative technologies for addressing biological risks and how the U.S. government can most effectively invest in them. These technologies span a broad…

Nuclear War and Climate Change: The Urgency for Action

Christine Parthemore speaks on nuclear war and climate change at a COP26 side event hosted by the International Forum for Understanding, Nov 1, 2021. Source: International Forum for Understanding By Christine Parthemore I had the honor of delivering a keynote…