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Scholarly Publications

The United States, NATO's Strategic Concept, and Nuclear Issues

April 2011

In March 2011, NATO launched its Deterrence and Defense Posture Review, which will examine the Alliance's nuclear posture, among other issues.  At about the same time, the U.S.

News

Presidents, Nuclear Reductions and the Senate

April 2013

Steven Pifer, director of the Brookings Arms Control Initiative, points out that nuclear reduction efforts have not always been accomplished through treaties requiring 2/3 majority in the Senate.

SORT vs. New START: Why the Administration is Leery of a Treaty

April 2013

Continuing his previous blog discussion on nuclear arms control efforts ("Presidents, Nuclear Reductions and the Senate", March 14, 2013) , Steven Pifer, director of the Brookings Institute Arms...

Events

Why Sweden Did Not Build the Bomb: Testing the Swedish Case Against International Relations Theories

July 18, 2011

Why did Sweden choose, in the late 1960s, to abandon its long-standing nuclear weapons plans?

Energy Security, Memory Wars and "Compatriots" in Baltic-Russian Relations

June 11, 2009

According to Professor Muiznieks, since the early 1990s, the Baltic states have been seen as unfriendly in the eyes of Russians due to their "return to the West" attitude.

Buying Insurance in the Post-Cold War World: Constructing a New Nuclear Security Regime

June 5, 2002

The events of September 11, 2001 have heightened concerns about the potential for terrorist actions involving nuclear or radioactive materials and facilities.

People

David Holloway, CISAC David Holloway Senior Fellow Professor, History, Professor, Political Science