Approaches and Measures to Stabilizing the Korean Peninsula – A Korea Strategic Outcomes Virtual Think Tank Report

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[Q2] Is there anything the US can do to empower the ROK to negotiate a solution that would remove both the nuclear and conventional instabilities on the peninsula? Authors | Editors: Aviles, W. (NSI, Inc.); Popp, G. (NSI, Inc.) Summary Response This report summarizes the input of 18 insightful responses from the Korea Strategic Outcomes […]

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Probable Use of a Neuroweapon to Affect Personnel of US Embassy in Havana: Findings, Pathology, Possible Causes, and Disruptive Effects

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“Probable Use of a Neuroweapon to Affect Personnel of US Embassy in Havana: Findings, Pathology, Possible Causes, and Disruptive Effects” Speakers: Balaban, C. (University of Pittsburgh); DiEuliis, D. (National Defense University); Giordano, J. (Georgetown University); Hoffer, M. (University of Miami) Date: 7 September 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. […]

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Overview of the North Korean Economy and Recent Developments

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“Overview of the North Korean Economy and Recent Developments” Speaker: Babson, B. (The National Committee on North Korea [NCNK]) Date: 6 September 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Mr. Brad Babson (The National Committee on North Korea [NCNK]) as a part of its SMA INDOPACOM Speaker Series. During his presentation, […]

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Narratives Before & After the 2018 North Korea- United States Summit: An Analysis of Chinese and Russian News Media Coverage of Events on the Korean Peninsula

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Narratives Before & After the 2018 North Korea- United States Summit: An Analysis of Chinese and Russian News Media Coverage of Events on the Korean Peninsula Authors | Editors: Skye Cooley (Oklahoma State University), Robert Hinck (Monmouth College), Randy Kluver (Oklahoma State University), and Ethan Stokes (University of Alabama) Selected Findings • U.S. lost its […]

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Assessment of Possible Reactions in German-Speaking and East Central Europe and the European Union (GS-ECE/EU) to Possible Strategic Outcomes in U.S.-DPRK Relations

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Assessment of Possible Reactions in German-Speaking and East Central Europe and the European Union (GS-ECE/EU) to Possible Strategic Outcomes in U.S.-DPRK Relations Author | Editor: David Dorondo (Western Carolina University & STRATCOM Academic Alliance) Executive Summary The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) does not currently constitute a strategic threat via inter-continental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) […]

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How the US Can Work With Its Partners to Contest DPRK Operations – A Korea Strategic Outcomes Virtual Think Tank Report

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[Q5] How does the US, working with its partners, best contest DPRK operations? Authors | Editors: Popp, G. (NSI, Inc.) Summary Response This report summarizes the input of 15 insightful responses from the Korea Strategic Outcomes Virtual Think Tank (ViTTa) expert contributors. While this summary response presents an overview of the key expert contributor insights, […]

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Imran Khan and Pakistan’s Role in a Potential Grand Bargain

August 2018 No Comments

“Imran Khan and Pakistan’s Role in a Potential Grand Bargain” Speaker: Kaltenthaler, K. (University of Akron) Date: 29 August 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Karl Kaltenthaler (University of Akron) as a part of its SMA CENTCOM (Afghanistan) Speaker Series. Dr. Kaltenthaler began his presentation by discussing Imran Khan’s […]

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Outer Space; Earthly Escalation? Chinese Perspectives on Space Operations and Escalation

August 2018 No Comments

Outer Space; Earthly Escalation? Chinese Perspectives on Space Operations and Escalation Contributing Authors | Editors: Dean Cheng (Heritage Foundation), Lt Col Peter Garretson (USAF), Namrata Goswami (Independent Analyst), James Lewis (Center for Strategic and International Studies), Bruce W. MacDonald (Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies), Kazuto Suzuki (Hokkaido University, Japan), Brian C. Weeden […]

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Nuclear Command and Control in the 21st Century: Maintaining Surety in Outer Space and Cyberspace

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“Nuclear Command and Control in the 21st Century: Maintaining Surety in Outer Space and Cyberspace” Speaker: Dunnmon, J. (Stanford University) Date: 22 August 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Jared Dunnmon (Stanford University) as a part of its SMA STRATCOM Academic Alliance Speaker Series. Dr. Dunnmon began his presentation […]

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The Singapore Summit and Understanding North Korea’s Calculus- NSI Podcast 02

August 2018 No Comments

Speaker: Gause, K. (CNA Center for Strategic Studies) Podcast Preview In NSI’s second podcast, Mr. Ken Gause (CNA Center for Strategic Studies) discusses the development of the historic Singapore summit between President Trump and Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un and provides his analysis of how the participating leaders came to meet. He then describes in detail […]

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