From 20 September to 24 September, the NESA Center conducted a weeklong Senior Executive Seminar on the proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and the strategic implications for the NESA region. Dr. Gawdat Bahgat, Dr. Hassan Abbas, and Dr. Richard Russell moderated discussions with senior WMD experts from leading think tanks and NGOs, current Read More >
The Iran Pressure Plan Will Fail
NESA Professor, Dr. Gawdat Bahgat, June 9 2019 There is no doubt that the “maximum pressure” strategy is making life harder for the government of Tehran and the majority of Iranian people. Still, it is unlikely that the pressure will lead to a major policy shift. Read more from Dr. Bahgat’s published article here. The Read More >
Provocation, war and restraint under the nuclear shadow: The Kargil conflict 1999
The Kargil conflict was a limited war between India and Pakistan fought along the Kashmir Line of Control during the spring/summer of 1999. Named for the principal town in the combat zone on the Indian side, it was the first open warfare between India and Pakistan as declared nuclear weapons states and included the first Read More >
Iran’s Space Odyssey Raises Red Flags for Nuclear Community
The United States and other countries have been suspicious of Tehran’s space program—and for good reason. Read here. The views presented in this article are those of the speaker or author and do not necessarily represent the views of DoD or its components.