Nuclear Proliferation/Non-proliferation

When Trump Meets Kim

The long-simmering crisis between North Korea and the United States has reached a new, consequential phase. President Trump’s decision to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will be a decisive moment in a struggle that has lasted since the United States first suspected North Korea of harboring nuclear ambitions in the 1980s. Regardless of how the summit may transpire, one thing is clear: this challenge, and the geopolitics of East Asia, will never be the same again.
 

2018 Nuclear History Boot Camp Participants

Announcing the 2018 Nuclear Boot Camp Participants

NPIHP's summer 2018 Nuclear History Boot Camp will be hosted by the University of Roma Tre and the Machiavelli Center for Cold War Studies (CIMA) for ten days, June 15th-June 25th. Aimed at building a new generation of experts on the international history of nuclear weapons, the eigth-annual Nuclear History Boot Camp is an initiative of the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project (NPIHP) and funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

The Trump-Kim Summit: High Stakes, Uncertain Prospects

In a high-stakes diplomatic gamble, President Trump has accepted an invitation to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un – and the dramatic development raises crucial questions:

Could this summit lead to meaningful constraints on North Korea’s nuclear program? What are the attitudes of China and South Korea toward bilateral U.S.-North Korean diplomacy? What preparatory work must be done to ensure a successful summit? And what would be the criteria for success?

OFFSITE - The Demise of America’s First Missile Defense System and the Rise of Strategic Arms Limitation

This is an offsite event being held at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, please see their website for further details and RSVP instructions.

2018: The Year Ahead in Asia

What to Watch in 2018

The coming year is shaping up to be highly consequential for the Asia-Pacific. The distribution of the region’s economic, political, and military power is evolving rapidly, which will have profound implications for regional stability and for American interests. To inaugurate the Wilson Center Asia Program’s new blog Dispatches, the program’s staff has compiled brief analyses of what we believe to be some of the most critical issues to watch in 2018.

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