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Mon, Sep 14, 2020

Innovation in Nuclear Energy Technologies: Implications for US National Defense

The US Department of Defense (DOD) has the potential to play a significant role bringing advanced reactor technology to demonstration and, ultimately, commercialization. Possible US military applications of advanced reactors—especially micro nuclear reactors (MNRs)—include deployment to remote bases that are challenging to supply with fuel; power systems for directed-energy weapons; and nuclear energy systems for space flight and off-world bases. This issue brief explores the challenges and opportunities inherent in DOD’s procurement of MNRs.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Dr. Robert F. Ichord, Jr. and Dr. Jennifer T. Gordon

Defense Technologies Energy & Environment

Fri, Aug 28, 2020

Garlauskas quoted in Yonhap News Agency the on prospects of US-DPRK summit

Markus Garlauskas, the former US National Intelligence Officer for North Korea and Nonresident Senior Fellow with the Asia Security Initiative, was quoted on his discussions during a CSIS webinar on North Korea on August 28, 2020. He argued that a US-DPRK summit prior to the presidential election was unlikely but that Pyongyang may be tempted […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Arms Control East Asia

Fri, Aug 28, 2020

Transcript: A conversation with Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs Robert C. O’Brien

Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs Robert C. O’Brien discussed key security challenges facing the next US presidential administration, as well as opportunities for renewed global cooperation.

Elections 2020 by Atlantic Council

Elections Nuclear Nonproliferation

Thu, Aug 27, 2020

Garlauskas on CSIS’s webinar on North Korea

Markus Garlauskas, the former US National Intelligence Officer for North Korea and Nonresident Senior Fellow with the Asia Security Initiative, made an appearance on a webinar hosted by CSIS on North Korea on August 27, 2020. During the webinar, Garlauskas discussed the prospects of a US-DPRK summit prior to the presidential election, DPRK’s approach toward […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Arms Control East Asia

Fri, Aug 21, 2020

Oh in National Interest on a potential Biden administration’s North Korea policy

Dr. Miyeon Oh, Director and Senior Fellow of the Asia Security Initiative at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, published an article, “Could Joe Biden Work With China to Denuclearize North Korea?”, for The National Interest. In the article, Oh discusses Joe Biden’s potential DPRK policy with the upcoming 59th quadrennial presidential election in […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Arms Control China

Sat, Aug 1, 2020

Azodi quoted in The New York Times on Iran’s nuclear program

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Iran Middle East

Tue, Jul 28, 2020

Robert Manning quoted in VOA Korea on the US stance on DPRK denuclearization

In the News by Atlantic Council

Arms Control Korea

Wed, Jul 8, 2020

Garlauskas on the re-emergence of Kim Yong Chol

Markus Garlauskas, the former US National Intelligence Officer for North Korea and Nonresident Senior Fellow with the Asia Security Initiative, published on July 8, 2020 an article, “What the re-emergence of Kim Yong Chol could mean for North Korean policymaking” for NK News. In the article, Garlauskas discusses how Kim Yong Chol, who had been […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Crisis Management East Asia

Sun, Jun 28, 2020

Kroenig quoted in The Washington Times on restarting nuclear testing

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Arms Control China

Fri, Jun 26, 2020

Kroenig and Ashford Discuss Iran Nuclear Deal in Foreign Policy

On June 26, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center Deputy Director Matthew Kroenig and the Cato Institute’s Emma Ashford discussing the latest news in international affairs. In this column, they discuss former national security advisor John Bolton’s impact on the Trump administration’s Iran policy and the consequences of pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Iran Nuclear Nonproliferation

Events

Fri, Oct 2, 2020

North Korea’s strategic weapons: An informed conversation

ONLINE EVENT – A conversation with two former top US officials on North Korea’s strategic weapons development.

1:30pm ONLINE EVENT