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Latest Videos

China's Climate Security Vulnerabilities: Implications for the United States

Erin Sikorsky

This talk will explore the threat posed by climate hazards to Chinese critical military and economic infrastructure, as well as the compound risks to domestic stability and increasing international competition.

The 2023 Biodefense Posture Review

Richard C. Johnson and Brandi C. Vann

The Secretary of Defense directed a comprehensive, first-ever Biodefense Posture Review to ensure the Department is prepared to operate in a biological threat environment and to support the national biodefense enterprise, at home and abroad.

US Nuclear Policy 101

Dr. Brad Roberts

This lecture is an introduction to US nuclear policy. It begins with a description of the processes by which nuclear policy is made and implemented, including the nuclear posture reviews conducted by each new administration.

Designing Littoral Commander

Sebastian J. Bae

Sebastian Bae will provide a brief overview of professional wargaming and its applications.

Latest Publications

The Inflection Point and the U.S. Nuclear Security Enterprise, cover

The Inflection Point and the U.S. Nuclear Security Enterprise

Brad Roberts and William Tobey, co-editors


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.