Nuclear Issues

CSIS’s International Security Program and the Project on Nuclear Issues analyze nuclear policy issues including deterrence, escalation, and arms control, and is the leading network of nuclear policy professionals.

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Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Europe Needs More Conventional Forces, Not Its Own Nukes

The U.S. election has renewed debate about an independent European nuclear force. Yet this distracts from the real European defense issue: a lack of conventional combat power. Europe's main task remains the same as during the Cold War: strengthen conventional deterrence.

Commentary by Doreen Horschig and Sean Monaghan — June 21, 2024

Past Events


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Conference

Korea Global Forum 2023

Hosted by International Security Program
November 6, 2023 • 10:00 am – 6:00 pm EST

Experts


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Williams
Director, Project on Nuclear Issues and Senior Fellow, International Security Program
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Kelsey Hartigan
Deputy Director, Project on Nuclear Issues and Senior Fellow, International Security Program
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Victor Cha
Senior Vice President for Asia and Korea Chair
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Shaan Shaikh
Deputy Director, Missile Defense Project and Fellow, International Security Program