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Key Takeaways from "Under the Nuclear Shadow: Situational Awareness Technology and Crisis Decisionmaking"
Analysis

Key Takeaways from "Under the Nuclear Shadow: Situational Awareness Technology and Crisis Decisionmaking"

February 18, 2020

With the support of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI) at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the University of California, Berkeley’s Nuclear Policy Working Group undertook a two year study to examine the implications of emerging situational awareness technologies for m...

When Is More Actually Less? Situational Awareness, Emerging Technology, and Strategic Stability
Analysis

When Is More Actually Less? Situational Awareness, Emerging Technology, and Strategic Stability

July 29, 2019

By improving the accuracy and timeliness of warning, increasing visibility into adversary actions, and extending decision time in crisis, enhanced situational awareness reduces the risk of miscalculation and alleviates the use-or-lose pressure that could incentivize a nuclear first strike. But can there be too much of a good thing?