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China as a Twenty First Century Naval Power

Rear Admiral Michael McDevitt, USN, (retired)

Xi Jinping has made his ambitions for the People's Liberation Army (PLA) perfectly clear, there is no mystery what he wants, first, that China should become a "great maritime power" and secondly, that the PLA "become a world-class armed force by 2050."

Russian Nuclear Strategy and Conventional Inferiority

Kristin Ven Bruusgaard

Contemporary debates on Russian nuclear strategy focus on making sense of Russia’s nuclear capabilities, signaling and nuclear declarations.

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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.