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Commentary / November 11, 2008
President-elect Barack Obama's first major foreign policy test will be how to handle the issue of missile defense in Europe, CISAC's Pavel Podvig argues.
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Commentary / October 14, 2008
Although much maligned among arms control advocates, the U.S.-India nuclear might actually provide an opportunity to strengthen the NPT. CISAC's Associate Director for Research (acting) Pavel Podvig explains how in The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
Commentary / August 26, 2008
If there's a consensus about the confrontation between Russia and Georgia, writes CISAC's Pavel Podvig, it's that the conflict has seriously strained the relationship between Moscow and its Western counterparts--namely, the United States and NATO. Now that the worst of the conflict seems over, it appears that the harshest measures suggested in the first days of the conflict, i.e., expelling Russia from the G-8, won't materialize. Despite all of the disagreements and mistrust, each party seems to understand that severing ties between Russia and the West isn't realistic.
News / October 30, 2007
The American Physical Society (APS) awarded CISAC research associate Pavel Podvig and Anatoli Diyakov, at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), its 2008 Leo Szilard Lectureship, a recognition of "outstanding accomplishments by physicists in promoting the use of physics for the benefit of society." The APS specifically cited the two "for establishing a center for scientific study of arms control, for landmark analyses, and for courage in supporting open discussion of international security in Russia."
Commentary / September 6, 2006
Russian nuclear forces are not as ill prepared as a Foreign Affairs article might suggest, writes CISAC research associate Pavel Podvig. His letter, in the September-October issue of Foreign Affairs, responds to "The Rise of U.S. Nuclear Primacy," by Keir Lieber and former CISAC fellow Daryl Press, in the March-April 2006 issue.