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Go First and Go Nuclear: Assessing North Korea's Emerging Nuclear Strategy
April 30, 2017
Go First and Go Nuclear: Assessing North Korea's Emerging Nuclear Strategy
Vipin Narang explains North Korea's nuclear warfighting strategy and theory of victory.
Go First and Go Nuclear: Assessing North Korea's Emerging Nuclear Strategy
Making Sense of North Korea's Nuclear Weapons: The Big Picture
April 28, 2017
Making Sense of North Korea's Nuclear Weapons: The Big Picture
How far along are North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs?
Making Sense of North Korea's Nuclear Weapons: The Big Picture
Nuclear South Asia and Coming to Terms With 'No First-Use' With Indian Characteristics
March 28, 2017
Nuclear South Asia and Coming to Terms With 'No First-Use' With Indian Characteristics
Let's make one thing clear: India can explore a pre-emptive first strike without changing its 2003 nuclear doctrine.
Nuclear South Asia and Coming to Terms With 'No First-Use' With Indian Characteristics
South Asian Strategic Stability and Pakistan's Babur-3 Submarine-Launched Cruise Missile
January 14, 2017
South Asian Strategic Stability and Pakistan's Babur-3 Submarine-Launched Cruise Missile
Will Pakistan's new submarine-launched cruise missile bolster or harm strategic stability?
South Asian Strategic Stability and Pakistan's Babur-3 Submarine-Launched Cruise Missile
Making a US-Sino War ‘Thinkable’?
September 22, 2016
Making a US-Sino War ‘Thinkable’?
A new study may embolden those who see conflict as inevitable.
Making a US-Sino War ‘Thinkable’?
Just How Secure Are India and Pakistan's Nuclear Materials?
January 21, 2016
Just How Secure Are India and Pakistan's Nuclear Materials?
The Nuclear Threat Initiative's 2016 index does not paint a reassuring picture of nuclear materials security in South Asia.
Just How Secure Are India and Pakistan's Nuclear Materials?
What If the United States had Used the Bomb in Korea?
January 05, 2016
What If the United States had Used the Bomb in Korea?
Cooler heads prevailed in the end, but nuclear use was a real possibility in the Korean War.
What If the United States had Used the Bomb in Korea?
Kashmir: Potentially Back With a Bang
October 01, 2015
Kashmir: Potentially Back With a Bang
The road from Kashmir to catastrophe is a worryingly short one.
Kashmir: Potentially Back With a Bang
Russia Deploys Bombers to Crimea
March 19, 2015
Russia Deploys Bombers to Crimea
Russia is continuing to militarize its westernmost territories.
Russia Deploys Bombers to Crimea
The Devastating Effects of Nuclear War in South Asia
December 14, 2013
The Devastating Effects of Nuclear War in South Asia
A few security and defense links to kick off the weekend.
The Devastating Effects of Nuclear War in South Asia
Time To Change America's Atomic Arsenal
March 14, 2013
Time To Change America's Atomic Arsenal
The new mission for U.S. nuclear weapons — minimum deterrence: The prevention of a major nuclear attack on America with a small force — perhaps as low as 300 strategic weapons.
Time To Change America's Atomic Arsenal
A Cold War Idea Respawned
January 30, 2013
A Cold War Idea Respawned
A government notice in a local newspaper makes a dire request — to protect themselves against the effects of a nuclear exchange.
A Cold War Idea Respawned
October 23, 2012
North Korea's Nuclear War Plan: "Go Nuts" and 'Dig in"
With a small nuclear arsenal, Pyongyang may need to adopt a truly frightening atomic doctrine.
North Korea's Nuclear War Plan: "Go Nuts" and 'Dig in"
The Second Nuclear Age
October 16, 2012
The Second Nuclear Age
While nuclear inventories have decreased dramatically since the end of the Cold War, new states are gaining atomic weapons.
The Second Nuclear Age
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