Potential adversary missile-based threats, including ballistic, cruise, and hypersonic, are growing in size and sophistication.
As the war in Ukraine nears a two-year mark, the use of uncrewed, autonomous and robotics systems has taken center stage in a conflict marked by fast technology adoption and rapid battlefield evolution.
Putin’s war in Ukraine did not only transform Europe’s and particularly Germany’s security policy – emblematically mirrored in the “Zeitenwende” – it also slowly led to an evolution in the nuclear realm.
The fifty years of experience in formal treaty-based efforts to control nuclear weapons through bilateral US-Soviet and then US-Russian arms control have been central pillars of the international nuclear order since the 1970s.
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.