U.S. Strategic Nuclear Policy Toward China Faculty Affiliates

Participating Members

  • Stephen Biddle, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, GW
  • Jasen Castillo, Associate Professor, Bush School of Governement and Public Service, TAMU
  • Michael S. Chase, Senior Political Scientist, RAND
  • Fiona Cunningham, PhD Candidate in Political Science, MIT
  • Alexander Downes, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, GW
  • Steve Fetter, Professor, School of Public Policy, UMD
  • Taylor Fravel, Associate Professor of Political Science, Security Studies Program, MIT
  • Charles Glaser, Director, Institute for Security & Conflict Studies, GW
  • Mike Mochizuki, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, GW
  • Ivan Oelrich, Senior Fellow for the Strategic Security Program, Federation of American Scientists
  • Caitlin Talmadge, Assistant Professor fo Political Science and International Affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, GW

Spotlight

Video: Stephen Biddle's Talk on U.S. Policy Against the Islamic State

On Monday, December 4 Professor Stephen Biddle unpacked the problems with the U.S. military approach against the Islamic State and presented three options that the U.S. military can choose. If you missed the talk or would like to share it, the video is now available! 

SPS Program Awarded FAO Regional Skill Sustainment Initiative Contract

The Security Policy Studies program, led by Joanna Spear, associate professor of international affairs, was awarded a competitive contract for the Foreign Area Officer (FAO) Regional Skill Sustainment Initiative. This program, beginning in July 2015, will provide FAOs with advanced understanding and analysis of the most current regional security affairs, and the impact of regional activities on interagency and joint operations.

Enhancing U.S. Support for Peace Operations in Africa

In this Council on Foreign Relations Special Report, Paul D. Williams argues that greater U.S. involvement is necessary to enhance the quality and success of peacekeeping missions.