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  • Think Tank/NGO Websites

    American Nuclear SocietyArms Control AssociationAtomic Heritage FoundationBelfer Center for Science and International Studies, Harvard UniversityBulletin of the Atomic ScientistsCarnegie Endowment for International PeaceCenter for 21st Century Security and IntelligenceCenter for International Security Cooperation, Standford UniversityInternational
  • International Arms Control Sites

    Australia GroupBacteriological and Toxins Weapons ConventionChemical Weapons Convention (State Dept)Comprehensive Test Ban TreatyConference on DisarmamentConvention on Certain Conventional WeaponsConventional Armed Forces in Europe TreatyFissile Material Cut-off TreatyGlobal Initiative to Combat Nuclear TerrorismGlobal Partnership Against the
  • US Government Websites

    Air Force Doctrine Air Force Institute of Technology Air Force Institute of National Security Studies Air Force Global Strike Command Air Force Global Strike Command Official Blog Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine Army CBRN Defense Center and School Army Nuclear and Combating WMD
  • Strategic Plan

    VisionTo become the Recognized DoD leader in integrating education, research, and critical thinking on unconventional weapons policies and operational practices.MissionDevelop Air Force, DoD, and other USG leaders to advance the state of knowledge, policy, and practices within strategic defense issues involving nuclear, biological, and chemical
  • Views of Strategic Stability and of Deterrence in the Asia Pacific: AY18 Strategic Deterrence Research Papers

    Views of Strategic Stability and of Deterrence in the Asia Pacific: AY18 Strategic Deterrence Research Papers, 2018 Edited by Dr. James E. Platte and Dr. Todd Robinson, USAF Center for Strategic Deterrence Studies, Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL The Air University Deterrence Research Task Force, composed of Air
  • South Korean Efforts to Counter North Korean Aggression

    South Korean Efforts to Counter North Korean Aggression Edited by Dr. James E. Platte and Dr. Todd Robinson, USAF Center for Strategic Deterrence Studies, Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL Recent North Korean nuclear aggression has raised debates about how the United States should secure its interests in North-east
  • Center for Strategic Deterrence Studies

    For two decades, the U.S. Air Force Center for Strategic Deterrence Studies (CSDS) has enhanced the national security community's discussion of issues involving nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons through its educational courses, research products, and weekly News and Analysis publication. In September, CSDS will mark 20 years of continuous
  • Courses

    NUCLEAR ISSUES: STRATEGY, TECHNOLOGY, AND POLICY This is a two-term course comprised of a research component and a classroom component. In this course, students will study the history of the U.S. nuclear weapons enterprise, analyze how the DoD has arrived at the current state of affairs, examine the Report on the 2010 Nuclear Posture Review, and
  • WRITING FOR CSDS

    The issues are organized as a sub-set of the Air University's FY13 Strategic Issues List, and include selected topic areas from the USAF Institute for National Security Studies' FY15 list of research topics. If you are interested in publishing on a specific topic for the CSDS, this list provides a starting point.Prior to submitting a manuscript,
  • Professional Reading

    The attached reading lists represent a starting point for both junior and senior officers, as well as other interested parties, to learn more about the DoD nuclear enterprise, arms control, chemical-biological defense, and homeland security. These lists do not represent a complete bibliography of professional readings, but rather are intended to
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