International Security Studies

Events

LIVE WEBCAST: Atoms for Peace Conference

This two-day conference on December 8-9 will assess the 50 year old legacy of the Atoms for Peace Proposal and will also look ahead at its relevance for dealing with nuclear energy, nonproliferarion, arms control, and terrorism. Tune in to the webcast of the event beginning at 9 a.m. (ET) each morning.

Non-proliferation and the Dilemmas of Regime Change

This article appeared in the Winter 2003-2004 issue of Survival, The International Institute for Strategic Studies

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.

Addressing the Proliferation Threat from "Rogue States"

Robert Litwak, director of the Center's Division of International Studies, argues that regime intention, rather than regime type, is the key proliferation indicator for a state, and that each of the hard proliferation cases — notably Iran and North Korea — requires a tailored strategy to address the challenge that it poses.

The Imperial Republic after 9/11

This article appeared in the Summer 2002 Wilson Quarterly.

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.

America's Role in the World: Survey Results

A new Chicago Council on Global Affairs survey reveals a shift away from post 9/11 concerns to a focus on challenges from Asia. Council president Marshall Bouton describes Americans as “chastened” by the experiences of the past decade.

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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