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Thu, Mar 4, 2021

It’s time to get serious about a pressure strategy to contain North Korea

A Biden administration North Korea Strategy should continue dialogue with Kim's government, backed by a variety of pressure and enforcement tactics, in order to strive for the goal of arms reduction.

Issue Brief by Andrea R. Mihailescu

Arms Control Economic Sanctions

Mon, Mar 1, 2021

A primer on the proliferation of offensive cyber capabilities

Offensive cyber capabilities run the gamut from sophisticated, long-term disruptions of physical infrastructure to malware used to target human rights journalists. As these capabilities continue to proliferate with increasing complexity and to new types of actors, the imperative to slow and counter their spread only strengthens.

Issue Brief by Winnona DeSombre, Michele Campobasso, Dr. Luca Allodi, Dr. James Shires, JD Work, Robert Morgus, Patrick Howell O’Neill, and Dr. Trey Herr

Arms Control Conflict

Mon, Mar 1, 2021

Countering cyber proliferation: Zeroing in on Access-as-a-Service

The proliferation of offensive cyber capabilities (OCC) presents an expanding set of risks to states and challenges commitments to protect openness, security, and stability in cyberspace. Access as a Service firms offer various forms of “access” to target data or systems, and through these business practices are creating and selling OCC at an alarming rate. It is imperative that governments reevaluate their approach to countering the proliferation of OCC.

Report by Winnona DeSombre, James Shires, JD Work, Robert Morgus, Patrick Howell O’Neill, Luca Allodi, and Trey Herr

Arms Control Cybersecurity

Wed, Feb 24, 2021

National Geographic documentary: Garlauskas discusses the role of Kim Jong Un’s sister, Kim Yo Jong

Markus Garlauskas made an appearance on a National Geographic documentary, “North Korea: Inside the Mind of a Dictator” that went online on February 15, 2021. In the documentary, which explored the personality and motivations of the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Garlauskas discussed the unique role of his sister Kim Yo Jong. Read more […]

In the News

Arms Control Korea

Fri, Feb 12, 2021

Garlauskas in United States Institute of Peace blog: It’s time to get real on North Korea

On February 9, Markus Garlauskas published a blog post, “It’s Time to Get Real on North Korea” on the United States Institute of Peace website. In this piece, Garlauskas argues that the Biden administration should form a new, pragmatic strategy that shifts the focus away from near-term denuclearization toward preventing further expansion of nuclear capabilities […]

In the News

Arms Control Korea

Mon, Feb 8, 2021

Garlauskas on Strauss Center’s webinar: The North Korea forecast for 2021

On February 2, Markus Garlauskas made an appearance as a guest speaker at a virtually held event by the Strauss Center for International Security and Law housed in the University of Texas at Austin, titled “The North Korea Forecast for 2021: A Former National Intelligence Officer’s View”. Based on his experience at the US National […]

In the News

Arms Control Korea

Thu, Feb 4, 2021

Toward trilateral arms control: Options for bringing China into the fold

The Cold War-era paradigm of bilateral arms control between the United States and Russia is becoming increasingly untenable. Including a rising China with a growing nuclear arsenal is essential. This issue brief shows the way forward with options for bringing China into the nuclear arms control fold on a trilateral basis with the United States and Russia.

Issue Brief by Matthew Kroenig, Mark J. Massa

Arms Control China

Mon, Jan 25, 2021

O’Toole quoted in Reuters discussing the Biden administration’s decision to approve all transactions involving Yemen’s Houthi movement.

Read the full article here.

In the News by Brian O’Toole

Arms Control United States and Canada

Thu, Jan 21, 2021

Kroenig quoted in Vox on Biden’s commitment to extend New START for five years

Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig was quoted in a Vox article on President Biden's decision to extend New START for five years.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Arms Control Nuclear Deterrence

Wed, Jan 20, 2021

Garlauskas quoted in NK News on new approach toward North Korean nuclear missiles

On January 20, 2021, Markus Garlauskas, the former US National Intelligence Officer for North Korea and nonresident senior fellow with the Asia Security Initiative, was quoted in NK News for his comments on how the incoming Biden administration should deal with North Korea’s nuclear weapons. He argued that the focus should be to prevent further […]

In the News

Arms Control East Asia

Events

Thu, Mar 11, 2021

Future Foreign Policy series featuring Rep. Ted Lieu

Online Event Rep. Ted Lieu joins Alexandra Toma, executive director of the Peace and Security Funders Group, for a conversation about presidential authority to initiate the use of nuclear weapons and the future of US nuclear weapons policy.

2:30pm Arms Control National Security Nuclear Nonproliferation

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