Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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Latest Videos

Alliances and Nuclear Risk: Evidence from the Cold War, Implications for Today

Caitlin Talmadge & Brendan Green

Our project seeks to understand whether, when, and how great power alliance commitments to weaker states can lead to peacetime military policies that pose heightened risks of wartime escalation—particularly nuclear escalation.

Prospects for the Upcoming Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT)

Robert Einhorn

The upcoming NPT Review Conference (RevCon) -- delayed from 2020 due to the pandemic and now tentatively scheduled for August 2021 -- is likely to be contentious, like all previous RevCons.

Latest Publications

Europe’s Evolving Deterrence Discourse

Amelia Morgan and Anna Péczeli


Employment Opportunities

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.