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.
Drawing on his recent article in the journal International Security, James Acton will explain why the risk of escalation is becoming more serious and outline potential ways to mitigate it.
A detailed analysis of Indian and Chinese nuclear and conventional ground force posturing.
An expert panel discussion on denuclearization diplomacy, the Trump-Kim summit, and Plan B options to deter North Korean coercive behavior.
Mayor of Hiroshima Kazumi Matsui describes what the people of his and other cities are doing to reduce risks of nuclear war.
How the process of third-party intervention affects deterrence strategies and prospects for peace between India and Pakistan and lessons for other regional nuclear rivalries.
An analysis of the challenges facing Chinese decisionmakers in developing and deploying nuclear power technology.
As a possible Trump-Kim summit draws closer, join Carnegie for a conversation about what negotiating with North Korea actually entails. Previous U.S. negotiators will talk about what lessons have been learned in previous rounds of talks, and what the United States should know going forward. The New York Times’ Mark Landler will moderate.