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When Elephants Fight in Space

There is an insightful African proverb that says, “When elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers.” The same can be said for when states launch kinetic anti-satellite tests that produce harmful clouds of debris. Not only do these destructive tests—such as the Russian Federation’s missile test on November 15—undermine a sustainable space environment for all, but as the commercial […]

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The ASAT Prisoner’s Dilemma: Making the Case for U.S. Leadership and a Unilateral Moratorium on Kinetic-Energy Anti-Satellite Testing

On the 15th anniversary of the first post-Cold War kinetic-energy ASAT test, it’s time for the U.S. to take a stance    two RAND researchers structured the fundamental tenets in game theory of what later became known as “The Prisoner’s Dilemma” – a description of a situation in which two perfectly rational actors, ignorant of […]

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Defense Against the Dark Arts in Space

Analysts will discuss methods to protect space systems from counterspace weapons, including active and passive defenses, strategy and policy measures, and diplomatic initiatives. Moderated by Victoria Samson, Washington Office Director – Secure World Foundation Featuring: David Edmonson, Policy Head, Space Security and Advanced Threats – British Foreign and Commonwealth Office Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan, Director of the […]

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The Dark Arts in Space: Developments in Counterspace Weapons

Please join analysts from CSIS and the Secure World Foundation as they discuss their latest reports on counterspace weapons and threats to space systems. Moderated by Kaitlyn Johnson, Deputy Director of Aerospace Security Project Featuring: LtCol Joe Moye, CMC Executive Fellow to CSIS Victoria Samson, Washington Office Director for Secure World Foundation Brian Weeden, Director […]

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