Russian security doctrine holds that U.S. strategy toward Russia is centered on a multi-dimensional effort to constrain, encircle, weaken, and coerce Russia, preventing it from securing its interests abroad and weakening it from within.
Moeed Yusuf's new book Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: US. Crisis Management in South Asia examines crises between regional nuclear powers. Today's regional nuclear context is fundamentally different: unlike the superpowers, regional nuclear states involved in a crisis must contend with the preferences of other strong states.
An overarching goal of CGSR is to engage and develop the next generation of experts who can integrate significant technical expertise with a deep understanding of policy when addressing national security issues.
The Center maintains strong ties with University of California at Berkeley, Naval Postgraduate School, National Defense University, Center for Strategic & International Studies Project on Nuclear Issues and hosts fellows and interns.