Nuclear Weapons

    • Article

    The Sudden German Nuke Flirtation

    Some of Germany’s prominent voices are musing about the options of a German or non-NATO European nuclear deterrent should a Trump administration roll back U.S. commitments to the alliance.

    • Event

    The Trump Administration's Foreign Policy Challenges in Asia

    Threats to Asian regional security, notably in the Korean Peninsula and the South China Sea, call for a collaborative effort between United States and China amidst increasing tensions.

    • Op-Ed

    Trump Era of US-South Asia Ties Has Good and Bad News for Russia

    Speculations about the U.S. policy in South Asia may be right or wrong. But at least one thing is clear. In his policy toward South Asia, Trump will follow his understanding of pragmatic and realistic interests of the United States, and not seek how to please leaders of South Asian countries and beyond, including Russia.

    • Looking Back: Compliance Versus Bargaining - An Implication of the Iran Nuclear Deal

      Enforcing compliance of nuclear rules works when the non-compliant actor changes its objectives and/or military force is viable. In other cases, bargaining is necessary. This makes justice, not compliance, the framework, which has implications.

      • Op-Ed

      Impolitic Musings

      Indian defense minister's intuitive doubt about no-first-use is understandable, but tweet-length musings are no substitute for rigorous analysis of consequences.

      • Diwan

      Trump of Arabia?

      What American voters may have wrought in the Middle East.

      • Op-Ed

      Moving Forward on Iran

      The United States can no longer afford to either hype or trivialize the Iranian threat. Washington must focus on confronting and containing Iran when it challenges U.S. core interests and looking to cooperate with Tehran where it benefits those interests.

      • Event

      Space Weapons and Security in South Asia

      • Tong Zhao, Bharath Gopalaswamy, Gaurav Kampani, Robert Manning, Li Bin
      • November 07, 2016
      • Beijing

      India’s growing space and anti-satellite technologies will have important implications in South Asia and beyond. How countries respond to these technologies could impact the existing nuclear balance in the region.

      • Report

      Understanding Chinese Nuclear Thinking

      Critical differences between Chinese and U.S. thinking about nuclear weapons and deterrence result not merely from differing security environments and levels of military strength; they also exist because China and the United States have developed their own nuclear philosophies in implementing their security policies over many years.

      • Op-Ed

      Moscow and New Delhi Disconnect

      India and Russia need to undertake a fresh and frank appraisal of each other if their strategic partnership is to deepen and endure beyond high-level weapons and energy cooperation.

    Carnegie Experts on
    Nuclear Weapons

    • expert thumbnail - Acton
      James M. Acton
      Co-director
      Nuclear Policy Program
      Acton is co-director of the Nuclear Policy Program and a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
    • expert thumbnail - Adebahr
      Cornelius Adebahr
      Nonresident Fellow
      Carnegie Europe
      Adebahr is a nonresident fellow at Carnegie Europe. His research focuses on European foreign policy.
    • expert thumbnail - Alagappa
      Muthiah Alagappa
      Nonresident Senior Fellow
      Asia Program
      Alagappa, a nonresident senior fellow in the Asia Program, was the first holder of the Tun Hussein Onn Chair in international studies at the Institute of Strategic and International Studies in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. His research focuses primarily on Asian security, the political legitimacy of governments, civil society and political change, and the political role of the military in Asia.
    • expert thumbnail - Arbatov
      Alexey Arbatov
      Scholar in Residence
      Nonproliferation Program
      Moscow Center
      Arbatov, a former member of the State Duma, is the author of a number of books and numerous articles and papers on issues of global security, strategic stability, disarmament, and Russian military reform.
    • expert thumbnail - Cammack
      Perry Cammack
      Fellow
      Middle East Program
      Perry Cammack is a fellow in the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he focuses on long-term regional trends and their implications for American foreign policy.
    • expert thumbnail - Chubin
      Shahram Chubin
      Nonresident Senior Fellow
      Nuclear Policy Program
      Chubin, who is based in Geneva, focuses his research on nonproliferation, terrorism, and Middle East security issues. He was director of studies at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Switzerland, from 1996 to 2009.
    • expert thumbnail - Dalton
      Toby Dalton
      Co-director
      Nuclear Policy Program
      Dalton is the co-director of the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment. An expert on nonproliferation and nuclear energy, his work addresses regional security challenges and the evolution of the global nuclear order.
    • expert thumbnail - Dvorkin
      Vladimir Dvorkin
      Distinguished Military Fellow
      Nonproliferation Program
      Moscow Center
      Major General Dvorkin (retired) is a distinguished military fellow in the Carnegie Moscow Center’s Nonproliferation Program.
    • expert thumbnail - Gabuev
      Alexander Gabuev
      Senior Associate and Chair
      Russia in the Asia-Pacific Program
      Moscow Center
      Gabuev is a senior associate and the chair of the Russia in the Asia-Pacific Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center.
    • expert thumbnail - Goldschmidt
      Pierre Goldschmidt
      Nonresident Senior Associate
      Nuclear Policy Program
      Goldschmidt is a nonresident senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment.
    • expert thumbnail - Green
      Chelsea Green
      Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellow
      Nuclear Policy Program
      Chelsea Green is a Scoville Jr. Peace Fellow with the Nuclear Policy Program working on issues related to emerging powers in the global nuclear order.
    • expert thumbnail - Hibbs
      Mark Hibbs
      Senior Fellow
      Nuclear Policy Program
      Hibbs is a Germany-based senior fellow in Carnegie’s Nuclear Policy Program. His areas of expertise are nuclear verification and safeguards, multilateral nuclear trade policy, international nuclear cooperation, and nonproliferation arrangements.
    • expert thumbnail - Kassenova
      Togzhan Kassenova
      Fellow
      Nuclear Policy Program
      Kassenova is a fellow in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment.
    • expert thumbnail - Kühn
      Ulrich Kühn
      Fellow, Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow
      Ulrich Kühn is a fellow and a Stanton nuclear security fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and a fellow with the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg (IFSH).
    • expert thumbnail - Kurokawa
      Tomoko Kurokawa
      Nonresident Scholar
      Nuclear Policy Program
      Kurokawa is a nonresident scholar in the Carnegie Nuclear Policy Program.
    • expert thumbnail - Lee
      Chung Min Lee
      Nonresident Senior Fellow
      Asia Program
      Chung Min Lee is a nonresident senior fellow in Carnegie’s Asia Program.
    • expert thumbnail - Lehne
      Stefan Lehne
      Visiting Scholar
      Carnegie Europe
      Lehne is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on the post–Lisbon Treaty development of the European Union’s foreign policy, with a specific focus on relations between the EU and member states.
    • expert thumbnail - Levite
      Ariel (Eli) Levite
      Nonresident Senior Fellow
      Nuclear Policy Program
      Levite was the principal deputy director general for policy at the Israeli Atomic Energy Commission from 2002 to 2007.
    • expert thumbnail - Bin
      Li Bin
      Senior Fellow
      Nuclear Policy Program and Asia Program
      Li is a senior fellow working jointly in the Nuclear Policy Program and Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
    • expert thumbnail - Mathews
      Jessica Tuchman Mathews
      Distinguished Fellow
      Mathews is a distinguished fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. She served as Carnegie’s president for 18 years.
    • expert thumbnail - Mohan
      C. Raja Mohan
      Director
      Carnegie India
      A leading analyst of India’s foreign policy, Mohan is also an expert on South Asian security, great-power relations in Asia, and arms control.
    • expert thumbnail - Perkovich
      George Perkovich
      Vice President for Studies
      Perkovich works primarily on nuclear strategy and nonproliferation issues, and on South Asian security.
    • expert thumbnail - Ryu
      Rexon Ryu
      Nonresident Senior Fellow
      Ryu is a nonresident senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he leads an initiative focused on the intersection of diplomacy, technology, and innovation.
    • expert thumbnail - Sadjadpour
      Karim Sadjadpour
      Senior Fellow
      Middle East Program
      Sadjadpour, a leading researcher on Iran, has conducted dozens of interviews with senior Iranian officials and hundreds with Iranian intellectuals, clerics, dissidents, paramilitaries, businessmen, students, activists, and youth, among others.
    • expert thumbnail - Schoff
      James L. Schoff
      Senior Fellow
      Asia Program
      Schoff is a senior fellow in the Carnegie Asia Program. His research focuses on U.S.-Japanese relations and regional engagement, Japanese politics and security, and the private sector’s role in Japanese policymaking.
    • expert thumbnail - Schulte
      Paul Schulte
      Nonresident Senior Associate
      Nuclear Policy Program
      Schulte is a nonresident senior associate in the Carnegie Nuclear Policy Program, where his research focuses on the future of deterrence, nuclear strategy, nuclear nonproliferation, cybersecurity, and their political implications.
    • expert thumbnail - Swaine
      Michael Swaine
      Senior Fellow
      Asia Program
      Swaine is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and one of the most prominent American analysts in Chinese security studies.
    • expert thumbnail - Tellis
      Ashley J. Tellis
      Senior Fellow
      South Asia Program
      Tellis is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace specializing in international security, defense, and Asian strategic issues.
    • expert thumbnail - Topychkanov
      Petr Topychkanov
      Fellow
      Nonproliferation Program
      Moscow Center
      Topychkanov is a fellow in the Carnegie Moscow Center’s Nonproliferation Program.
    • expert thumbnail - Trenin
      Dmitri Trenin
      Director
      Moscow Center
      Trenin, director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, has been with the center since its inception. He also chairs the research council and the Foreign and Security Policy Program.
    • expert thumbnail - Ülgen
      Sinan Ülgen
      Visiting Scholar
      Carnegie Europe
      Ülgen is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on Turkish foreign policy, nuclear policy, cyberpolicy, and transatlantic relations.
    • expert thumbnail - Volpe
      Tristan Volpe
      Fellow
      Nuclear Policy Program
      Tristan Volpe is a fellow in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he examines the spread and impact of technology in the nuclear age.
    • expert thumbnail - Wehrey
      Frederic Wehrey
      Senior Fellow
      Middle East Program
      Wehrey’s research focuses on security affairs, civil-military relations, and identity politics in North Africa and the Gulf.
    • expert thumbnail - Wright
      Nicholas Wright
      Nonresident Associate
      Nuclear Policy Program
      Wright is a nonresident associate in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment. His research draws on his background in neuroscience to explore political decisionmaking in economics and nuclear security.
    • expert thumbnail - Yoshida
      Fumihiko Yoshida
      Visiting Scholar
      Nuclear Policy Program
      Fumihiko Yoshida is a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
    • expert thumbnail - Zhao
      Tong Zhao
      Fellow
      Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy
      Tong Zhao is a fellow in Carnegie’s Nuclear Policy Program based at the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy.

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