Rose Gottemoeller and Andy Weber on the Future of Nuclear and Biological Threats

Correspondent Dana Lewis' most recent "BackStory" podcast covers the worrying increase in global nuclear and biological threats. For the show, Lewis interviews two leading lights in the field: Rose Gottemoeller, former Lead Negotiator for the New Start Treaty, and Andy Weber,…

The Council on Strategic Risks Joins Gender Champions in Nuclear Policy

By Christine Parthemore, CEO, The Council on Strategic Risks The Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) is excited to be part of Gender Champions in Nuclear Policy, an initiative that brings together heads of organizations working in nuclear policy who are…

BRIEFER: Nuclear Energy Developments, Climate Change and Security in Turkey

By Nilsu Goren, Ph.D. In “The Clash of Civilizations,” Samuel Huntington categorized Turkey as a “torn” state between the West and Islam.While this categorization is overly simplistic, it points to Turkey’s problematic identity that is reflected in its foreign and…

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…

BRIEFER: Nuclear, climate, and security issues in Nigeria

By Andrea Rezzonico and Christine Parthemore As Africa’s largest economy with a monumentally large and young population, Nigeria is a critical country whose future is often seen as a key factor in regional stability. It is also experiencing a wide…

Release: New Report on Converging Nuclear Energy, Climate and Security Risks in Egypt

Washington, DC, June 12, 2019 - Today the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) released a new report, titled “Nuclear Energy Developments, Climate Change, and Security in Egypt,” through its Converging Risks Lab program. The report explores the ways in which…

The South China Sea: A Potential Climate, Nuclear, Security Hotspot

Earlier this year, The Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) convened its multidisciplinary Working Group on Climate, Nuclear, and Security Affairs to further investigate the intersections of these trends.  In the forthcoming weeks, CSR will publish a series of posts expanding…

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…