International Security Studies

Events

Wilson Forum - U.S. Special Operations 2020

Admiral William McRaven, Commander of U.S. Special Operations Command lays out his vision for Special Operations Forces in the years ahead.
Rogue States and U.S. Foreign Policy: Containment after the Cold War by Robert S. Litwak

Rogue States and U.S. Foreign Policy: Containment after the Cold War

Robert Litwak traces the origins and development of rogue state policy and then assesses its efficacy through detailed case studies of Iraq, Iran, and North Korea. In place of a generic and constricting strategy, he argues for the development of "differentiated" strategies of containment, tailored to the particular circumstances within individual states.

Debating Iran's Nuclear Aspirations

This article appeared in the Autumn 2003 issue of The Washington Quarterly.

U.S. Energy Security Policy: A Global Perspective

Making sure markets are open, fair, and transparent is a key tenet of the Obama administration's global energy security agenda. At a January 11 Director's Forum, State Department special envoy David Goldwyn outlined the United States' plan for energy security policy.

Works in Progress: All the Truth is Out & State of Siege

This week we present two works in progress from former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholars, Matt Bai and Matthew Dallek.

Securing ‘Loose Nukes’

The international community is taking gradual—yet effective—steps to secure nuclear materials, with Russia “turning the corner from nuclear problem state to nuclear solution state,” Carnegie’s Matthew Rojansky says. In this interview, he and other experts assess the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul.

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Experts & Staff

  • Robert S. Litwak // Vice President for Scholars and Academic Relations and Director, International Security Studies
  • Tonya Boyce // Program Assistant, International Security Studies