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Fri, Mar 6, 2020

Russia’s exotic nuclear weapons and implications for the United States and NATO

Great-power competition has returned, and with it, the importance of nuclear weapons in international politics.

Issue Brief by Matthew Kroenig, Mark Massa, and Christian Trotti

Defense Technologies Nuclear Deterrence

Fri, Jul 26, 2019

Lessons from Apollo: industry and great-power competition

The Apollo moon landing was not only a momentous scientific achievement, but also a grand strategic instrument of the Cold War

New Atlanticist by Christian Trotti and Mark Massa

Space Technology & Innovation

Mark Massa is a project assistant in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He is a dual-enrolled undergraduate senior studying Science, Technology, and International Affairs and first-year master’s student in the Security Studies Program at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. His research focuses on the Arctic and on nuclear weapons. He is currently writing his senior honors thesis on a theory of nuclear ballistic missile submarine strategy.