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

September 2018 No Comments

[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

August 2018 No Comments

“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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The US Army and Nuclear Deterrence, 1955 – 1991: A European Historical Context

August 2018 No Comments

“The US Army and Nuclear Deterrence, 1955 – 1991: A European Historical Context” Speaker: Dorondo, D. (Western Carolina University) Date: 16 August 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. David Dorondo (Western Carolina University) as a part of its SMA STRATCOM Academic Alliance Speaker Series. Dr. Dorondo began his presentation […]

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The Influence Machine: Hacking Deterrence with Automated IO

August 2018 No Comments

The Influence Machine: Hacking Deterrence with Automated IO Speaker: Telley, C. (Naval Postgraduate School) Date: 15 August 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by MAJ Christopher Telley (Naval Postgraduate School) as a part of its SMA General Speaker Series. MAJ Telley began his presentation with a quote by Andrew Ng: “Just […]

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Compound and Concurrent Climate Extremes & Compound Flooding

August 2018 No Comments

Compound and Concurrent Climate Extremes & Compound Flooding Speakers: AghaKouchak, A. (University of California, Irvine); Wahl, T. (University of Central Florida) Date: 14 August 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Amir AghaKouchak (UC Irvine) and Dr. Thomas Wahl (University of Central Florida) as a part of its SMA General […]

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Russia and the DPRK-niche Diplomacy?

August 2018 No Comments

Russia and the DPRK-niche Diplomacy? Speaker: Kuhrt, N. Date: 9 August 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Natasha Kuhrt (King’s College, London) as a part of its SMA INDOPACOM Speaker Series. Dr. Kuhrt discussed Russia’s pivot towards a North Korea-focused Asia policy in response both to the increasing importance […]

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NeoNationalism and Future War in the Gray Zone

August 2018 No Comments

NeoNationalism and Future War in the Gray Zone Speaker: Otis, P. (SoSA Corp) Date: 8 August 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Pauletta Otis (SoSACorp) as a part of its SMA General Speaker Series. Dr. Otis began her presentation by discussing the increasing presence of neo-nationalism in countries such […]

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