Mar 30, 2023

Israel and the international community have deep gaps on the Iran nuclear issue. It’s time the Israeli government adopts fresh thinking.

By Danny Citrinowicz  

The Israeli government must understand that there is a need to dissociate between the nuclear issue, which has only a diplomatic solution, and Iranian malign activities.

Iran Israel

In the News

Mar 19, 2023

Binnendijk in Global Politics and Strategy: Towards Nuclear Stewardship with China

By Hans Binnendijk

Binnendijk and Gompert argue that with the rising risk of complex crises and military escalation in the Pacific region, the United States should invite China into a process of nuclear restraint and confidence-building, called ‘nuclear stewardship.' This process could start with a joint bilateral declaration that neither superpower would use nuclear weapons first against the other or its formal allies.

Arms Control Defense Policy

In the News

Mar 7, 2023

Kroenig in the Wall Street Journal discussing strategies against nuclear-armed rivals

On March 1, Scowcroft director Matthew Kroenig penned a Wall Street Journal op-ed discussing the compounded threat that nuclear-armed rivals Russia, Iran, North Korea, and China pose to the US. Kroenig highlights recent developments in each country’s nuclear programs and concludes with a call for the US to strengthen its own strategic forces to better […]

China Iran

In the News

Feb 27, 2023

Kroenig in the Boston Globe discussing the suspension of New START

On February 21, a tweet by Scowcroft director Matthew Kroenig was quoted by Travis Anderson of the Boston Globe discussing the geopolitical implication of Putin’s suspension of New START, the only remaining nuclear arms control pact between Russia and the US. Kroenig theorizes how this may be the start of a long-term strategic arms competition […]

Arms Control Nuclear Deterrence

New Atlanticist

Feb 20, 2023

Experts react: One year after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the US releases new sanctions and China steps in with a ‘peace’ plan

By Atlantic Council experts

Atlantic Council experts share their insights on the importance of Biden's surprise trip to Kyiv and more at the one-year mark of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

Arms Control Nuclear Deterrence

In the News

Feb 7, 2023

Binnedijk in Defense News on the implications of China’s spy balloons on nuclear tensions

Binnendijk in Defense News: On February 7, SCSS Distinguished Fellow Hans Binnendijk co-authored an op-ed in Defense News discussing the implications of China’s spy balloons on US-China nuclear tensions.

China Defense Policy

New Atlanticist

Feb 3, 2023

Five questions (and expert answers) about the curious case of the Chinese spy balloon

By Atlantic Council experts

US fighter jets have shot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon, but the tensions linger in the world's most important bilateral relationship. Our experts float their takes.

China Indo-Pacific


Jan 18, 2023

Putin’s nuclear blackmail must not prevent the liberation of Crimea

By Andriy Zagorodnyuk

Putin's nuclear threats have led some analysts to argue against attempts to liberate Crimea but bowing down to the Russian dictator's nuclear blackmail would have dire consequences for global security, writes Andriy Zagorodnyuk.

Conflict European Union

In the News

Jan 5, 2023

Gilbert Interviewed on Radio Free Asia

On January 4, IPSI Associate Director Lauren Gilbert was featured in an interview with Radio Free Asia to discuss the Republic of Korea’s newly announced Indo-Pacific Strategy and the implications it holds for the US-ROK alliance, US-ROK-Japan trilateral cooperation, and relations with North Korea. 

Indo-Pacific Korea

In the News

Jan 3, 2023

Garlauskas Interviewed on VOA

On December 31, IPSI Nonresident Senior Fellow Markus Garlauskas appeared on VOA to discuss the increasingly difficult and complex challenge of deterring North Korean aggression. Garlauskas explains that, now adding to the challenge of deterrence, is the interconnectivity between China and North Korea. Watch the full interview for more insights on the capabilities of the […]

Korea Nuclear Deterrence