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  • John P. Caves, Jr. and W. Seth Carus Occasional Paper 10, June 2014 This occasional paper explores the impact of technological change and the evolving geopolitical environment on the future weapons of mass destruction threat.  Technological advances will enable new forms of chemical and biological weapons, and may increase proliferation risks for nuclear weapons. An increasingly multipolar international system could make weapons of mass destruction more attractive, while declining Western influence could undermine regimes intended to control their proliferation and […]

    The Future of Weapons of Mass Destruction: Their Nature and Role in 2030

    John P. Caves, Jr. and W. Seth Carus Occasional Paper 10, June 2014 This occasional paper explores the impact of technological change and the evolving geopolitical environment on the future weapons of mass destruction threat.  Technological advances will enable new forms of chemical and biological weapons, and may increase proliferation risks for nuclear weapons. An increasingly multipolar international system could make weapons of mass destruction more attractive, while declining Western influence could undermine regimes intended to control their proliferation and […]

  • The public revelations of Iran's clandestine nuclear activities in August 2002 unleashed one of the most intensive and highly publicized inspections in the history of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

    WMD Case Study 6

    The public revelations of Iran’s clandestine nuclear activities in August 2002 unleashed one of the most intensive and highly publicized inspections in the history of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

  • This paper projects the political, security and programmatic challenges for missile defense in 2017 and the choices that will confront the U.S. administration that will assume office that year.

    Star Wars Rebooted: Global Missile Defense in 2017

    This paper projects the political, security and programmatic challenges for missile defense in 2017 and the choices that will confront the U.S. administration that will assume office that year.