UkraineAlertFeb 22, 2024
Putin’s unpunished Crimean crime set the stage for Russia’s 2022 invasion
By Mercedes Sapuppo
The West's inadequate response to Russia’s 2014 invasion of Crimea was a major blunder that emboldened Putin and set the stage for the biggest European invasion since World War II, writes Mercedes Sapuppo.
Experts reactFeb 15, 2024
Experts react: What to know about Russia’s apparent plans for a space-based nuclear weapon
By Atlantic Council experts
Reports that Russia is developing a space-based nuclear anti-satellite weapon have raised national security concerns in Washington.
In the NewsFeb 6, 2024
Garlauskas quoted in the Daily Beast on fears of North Korean aggression
On February 5, Markus Garlauskas’ remarks from a recent public event at the Korea Society were quoted by the Daily Beast. The article, examining rising fears of North Korean aggression, referenced his recent comments that the focus should not be on full-scale war, but “in that space between provocation of war.”
ReportFeb 2, 2024
Requirements for nuclear deterrence and arms control in a two-nuclear-peer environment
By Greg Weaver and Amy Woolf
Gregory Weaver and Amy Woolf discuss the future of US nuclear posture and arms control, as the United States will soon face two adversaries with peer nuclear arsenals.
In the NewsJan 31, 2024
Garlauskas published in Newsweek on rising threat of North Korea
On January 30, Markus Garlauskas published an op-ed in Newsweek at their request on “The Rising Threat of Kim Jong Un’s North Korea.” In his article, he explained that despite recent concerns that Pyongyang will pursue war on the Korean Peninsula, the imminent threats posed by North Korea are its advancing weapons programs, its evolving […]
Issue BriefJan 31, 2024
A US-South Korea alliance strategic memo on deterrence
By Markus Garlauskas, Lauren D. Gilbert
With North Korea’s rapidly advancing military technology, aggressive nuclear policy changes, and deepening ties with the PRC making deterrence on the Korean Peninsula increasingly more complex, this is how the US and South Korea can shore up cooperative deterrence and boost alliance resilience.
In the NewsJan 29, 2024
IPSI report on deterrence in Korea cited across major media platforms
This month, IPSI’s latest report, Deterrence is crumbling in Korea: How we can fix it, has been cited in Reuters, the Washington Post, and Newsweek. These articles highlighted several key points from the report, including its warning that although Kim Jong Un is unlikely to pursue a full-scale nuclear war, North Korea still has the […]
In the NewsJan 15, 2024
IPSI report on simultaneous conflicts referenced in VOA
On January 14, IPSI’s report, “The United States and its allies must be ready to deter a two-front war and nuclear attacks in East Asia,” was referenced in a VOA article, which underscored the report’s warning about the potential for China to target US bases in South Korea in a conflict with the United States.