International Security Studies

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Can Military Strikes End Iran's Nuclear Program?

Iran's nuclear facilities are too dispersed and replicable for military action to guarantee its program would be destroyed, says David Albright, president of the Institute for Science and International Security.

Works in Progress: All the Truth is Out & State of Siege

This week we present two works in progress from former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholars, Matt Bai and Matthew Dallek.

Securing ‘Loose Nukes’

The international community is taking gradual—yet effective—steps to secure nuclear materials, with Russia “turning the corner from nuclear problem state to nuclear solution state,” Carnegie’s Matthew Rojansky says. In this interview, he and other experts assess the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul.

America's Role in the World: Survey Results

A new Chicago Council on Global Affairs survey reveals a shift away from post 9/11 concerns to a focus on challenges from Asia. Council president Marshall Bouton describes Americans as “chastened” by the experiences of the past decade.

Latest US Nuclear Strategy Calls for Fewer, but Newer, Nuke Weapons

A recently released report, National Security and Nuclear Weapons in the 21st Century, outlines a strategy that the US secretaries of Defense and Energy believe will allow the US to maintain a small but effective nuclear force. Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar William Eldridge comments on the strategy.

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Experts & Staff

  • Robert S. Litwak // Vice President for Scholars and Academic Relations and Director, International Security Studies
  • Tonya Boyce // Program Assistant, International Security Studies