Diving into CSR’s launch of a clear, concise repository of deployed nuclear weapons across their history.
CSR’s Nuclear Risk Reduction Fellowship in 2023 investigated the role of unilateral declarations in risk reduction, specifically exploring a potential unilateral adoption of a sole purpose doctrine by NATO. Despite posing challenges and risks, this approach could lower nuclear usage risks in Europe under certain conditions and pressure Russia into a similar commitment. The sole…
It is a dangerous time in history, and the complexity of security risks is not likely to diminish anytime soon. Yet normalizing nuclear threats, and possibly the use of nuclear weapons, is not the answer.
We commend the G7 nations for seizing the moment by recommitting to long-held norms, encouraging dialogue, and setting priorities for future actions. This is just one step, but it is the right one.
CSR is committed to developing achievable nuclear weapons risk reduction measures, and to mentoring—and learning from—potential future leaders in this field of work.
How the United States and its NATO allies react in the coming days will play a major role in shaping the trajectory of the following decades.
Despite the challenges, there are numerous measures available today that could become a longer arc of arms control relations involving the United States and China.
The fellowship will enable participants to collaboratively explore the nuclear threat landscape and work on tangible solutions.
In the next crisis between nuclear-armed states, national decision-makers may confront a much denser fog of war, an increased pressure to act, and a grave lack of understanding about the features of their operating environment—to name just a few of the changes on the horizon—due to a suite of emerging and disruptive technologies including social…
Despite continued expenditures, Biden’s NPR stands as a sober and useful response to Russia’s irresponsibility.