International Security (continued)
By Ashton B. Carter, Former Co-Director, Preventive Defense Project, Harvard & Stanford Universities and Steven E. Miller, Director, International Security Program; Editor-in-Chief, International Security; Co-Principal Investigator, Project on Managing the Atom
Chapter in Janne E. Nolan's book "Global Engagement: Cooperation and Security in the 21st Century"
By Randall C. Forsberg, Former Associate, International Security Program
In the shrinking arms market of the post-Cold War era, countries with advanced arms industries face difficult choices concerning force size, arms production, arms export, and defense industrial capacity. This book explores the links among these issues through a detailed study of the combat aircraft industries in the United States, Russia, Britain, France, Germany, Italy, and Sweden--the seven countries that develop, produce, and export all of the world's technologically advanced weapon systems.
The studies show how military strategy, planned forces, and the age of systems in the current inventory affect the domestic demand for new production; how the recent drop in domestic demand affects arms industries; and the extent to which governments and firms in the arms-producing nations are turning to exports to sustain the industries.
Implications of the Dissolution of the Soviet Union for Accidental/Inadvertent Uses of Weapons of Mass Destruction
By Steven E. Miller, Director, International Security Program; Editor-in-Chief, International Security; Co-Principal Investigator, Project on Managing the Atom, Owen R. Coté, Editor, International Security and Ashton B. Carter, Former Co-Director, Preventive Defense Project, Harvard & Stanford Universities
Book by Steven E. Miller, Ashton B. Carter, and Owen Cote
By Albert Carnesale, Member of the Board, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and Robert D. Blackwill, International Council Member, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Journal Article, Southeast European Politics
By Neophytos Loizides, Former Research Fellow, Intrastate Conflict Program/International Security Program, 2003–2005
By Todd Sechser, Former Research Fellow, International Security Program, 2004–2006
Managing the Atom
April 2, 2015
By Matthew Bunn, Professor of Practice; Co-Principal Investigator, Project on Managing the Atom
On April 2, 2015, Matthew Bunn presented "The Iranian Nuclear Deal: Benefits and Risks" at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. This presentation assess the benefits and risks of the Iranian deal compared to plausible alternatives.
March 23, 2015
By Laura Rockwood, Senior Research Fellow, Project on Managing the Atom
In 1996, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the United States and the Russian Federation entered into a cooperative effort – the Trilateral Initiative – aimed at investigating the feasibility and requirements for a verification system under which the IAEA could accept and monitor nuclear warheads or nuclear warhead components pursuant to the NPT Article VI commitments of both States. Although the Initiative ended in 2002, the Model Verification Agreement produced could still serve as the basis for bilateral or multilateral agreements between the IAEA and nuclear-weapon States.
In this paper, Thomas E. Shea and Laura Rockwood examine the potential role for international verification of fissile material in relation to nuclear disarmament, what was accomplished under the Trilateral Initiative and, more importantly, what should be done now to preserve its legacy and take concrete steps towards such verification.
March 23, 2015
Op-Ed, Iran Matters
By Aaron Arnold, Associate, Project on Managing the Atom
In this op-ed for Iran Matters, Aaron Arnold provides a crucial update on the status of the economic sanctions placed on Iran. He argues that in the short term, a lack of sanctions relief will continue to damage the Iranian economy and undercut efforts by the Rouhani Administration to revitalize growth. However, he points out that new developments in the global economy, such as the creation of an alternative to the SWIFT financial messaging system pushed by Russia and China, will possibly degrade the effectiveness of sanctions in the long run.