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The UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent and the Chevaline Program: An Overview

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October 03, 2014 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Matthew Jones speaks on the Chevaline Program, a highly-secret project begun in 1970 to improve the penetration performance of the UK's force of Polaris submarine-launched ballistic missiles in order to give them the capability to overcome Soviet ABM defenses deployed around Moscow. The event will explore the program's background, its problems, and how it became one of the most controversial episodes in post-war British defense policy. more

Nuclear Free South Africa

Article //
Sep 08, 2014
NPIHP partner Anna-Mart van Wyk is featured in this new short film on South Africa's voluntary denuclearization. more
Webcast

Deal or No Deal: How To Negotiate Successful Nuclear Agreements

Event //
September 17, 2014 // 2:30pm4:30pm
When are nuclear agreements successfully negotiated? A combination of factors—technical, domestic political, and strategic—enabled Washington and New Delhi to conclude a civil nuclear accord in 2008. The US-India case offers useful lessons for negotiations in progress with Iran, and for possible future nuclear accommodation with Pakistan and North Korea. more

CfP: China's First Bomb and the International Response

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Jul 15, 2014
East China Normal University announces a call for papers for its international workshop on the international response to China's first nuclear bomb. more

Experts & Staff

  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Leopoldo Nuti // Co-Director, Nuclear Proliferation International History Project; Public Policy Scholar
  • Evan Pikulski // Program Assistant