Our Work

Nonpartisan, independent, and original research and policy analysis that fosters constructive change in the policies and practices that strengthen national security and build resilience.
               

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    Biological Threats & Epidemics

    Infectious disease outbreaks, whether naturally occurring or intentionally designed, represent threats to both human health and national security. Our work identifies priorities and strategies to prepare for, respond to, manage, and recover from destabilizing epidemics.
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    National Security

    By enhancing understanding of the national security implications of such threats as bioterrorism, nuclear terrorism, devastating pandemics and catastrophic natural disasters, we are advancing policies that strengthen security and build resilience.
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    Nuclear & Radiological Disasters

    We are now working to inform planning for nuclear and radiological disasters and to help strengthen the capacity of U.S. cities and the nation to withstand a nuclear terrorist attack or major radiological disaster.
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    Global Health & Security

    Control of major infectious disease outbreaks increasingly depends on international cooperation—for detection and response, surveillance information, and IHR compliance.   
    We propose solutions to address these challenges and enhance global collaboration.
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    Preparedness & Response

    Our work offers in-depth exploration and analysis of the critical public health and medical capacities that society will depend upon in major, fast-moving epidemics, along with recommendations for the public and private sectors to strengthen these capabilities.
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