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Tue, Mar 23, 2021

Mezran in Formiche: Libya and beyond. Here is Italy in the Mediterranean

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Arms Control Conflict

Sun, Mar 14, 2021

The China-Russia moonshot is one more reason for Biden to rethink his Putin strategy

Moscow sees its space future with China and not the United States, further underscoring its growing strategic alignment with Beijing. The Biden administration must reflect on how the latest Sino-Russian collaboration should be factored into its emerging approach to Vladimir Putin’s Russia.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

Arms Control Russia

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 in Reuters on the Biden administration’s latest move regarding the Houthi movement

Read the full article here.

In the News by Brian O’Toole

Arms Control United States and Canada