The legality of nuclear weapons, nuclear war, and nuclear deterrence have been much debated over the years. What if the ICJ were to take up the issue again after their 1996 Advisory Opinion? Would the result be any different, especially in light of the negotiation of the 2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons? Please join us for a discussion of these issues.
What are the potential benefits for the United States of hypersonic missiles? Specifically, will they help offset equivalent Chinese and Russian capabilities? And what are the risks of their acquisition and potential employment, including of escalation to a nuclear war?
Carnegie hosted a presentation of UNIDIR's new report and an interactive discussion on how to close the gender gap in arms control, non-proliferation, and disarmament.
Join Carnegie for a conversation with Hassan Abbas on his new book Pakistan’s Nuclear Bomb: A Story of Defiance, Deterrence, and Deviance.
What explains the patterns of violence along the Line of Control and what are the chances that conflict could escalate and involve nuclear weapons?
Thirty years of fueling debate, enriching policy, and initiating change.
Unpacking the second U.S.-North Korea summit is going to be a long term process but it will be seen as a major turning point—both positively and negatively—on prospects for North Korea’s denuclearization, the extent of inter-Korean détente, and the future of the U.S.-ROK alliance.
Two nuclear-armed rivals in South Asia—India and Pakistan—have not fought openly since the 1999 Kargil conflict, but the lack of active war has not meant the absence of violence.
China’s nuclear ballistic missile submarine program is making rapid progress and is on the verge of providing Beijing with a credible sea-based deterrent. Its implications could be far reaching.
A half-day conference—featuring scholars and former officials from Japan, the United States, and South Korea—will examine practical denuclearization options that can enhance collective security and contribute to a more stable foundation for regional peace.