Many U.S. nuclear command-and-control assets are dual use, that is, they facilitate nonnuclear operations as well. In a conventional conflict, therefore, China or Russia would have an incentive to attack these assets for the purpose of reducing the effectiveness of U.S. nonnuclear operations.
Global trends in travel, trade, terrorism, and technology are increasing the risk of a deliberate or accidental high-consequence biological eventes and its Allies to take stock of their accomplishments and take additional steps to bolster NATO deterrence and defense.
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.