Evaluating the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit
March 29, 2014
Evaluating the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit
In this week’s podcast, the U.S. team evaluates the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit and South Asian nuclear security.
Evaluating the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit
Russia's Military Begins Massive Nuclear War Drill
March 29, 2014
Russia's Military Begins Massive Nuclear War Drill
On Thursday, 10,000 Russian troops began a drill simulating the massive use of nuclear missiles.
Russia's Military Begins Massive Nuclear War Drill
A Global Zero World Would Be MAD
March 24, 2014
A Global Zero World Would Be MAD
Abolishing nuclear weapons would make the world more violent and, paradoxically, more prone to nuclear warfare.
A Global Zero World Would Be MAD
Could Ukraine Drive Nuclear Proliferation in Asia?
March 14, 2014
Could Ukraine Drive Nuclear Proliferation in Asia?
Could China’s East Asian neighbors be tempted to seek nuclear weapons? That would be a mistake.
Could Ukraine Drive Nuclear Proliferation in Asia?
Responding to Russia's Nuclear Inspections Ban
March 12, 2014
Responding to Russia's Nuclear Inspections Ban
If Moscow makes good on its threat to ban nuclear inspections, the US should respond with a nuclear arms buildup.
Responding to Russia's Nuclear Inspections Ban
US Strategy in the Second Nuclear Age
March 06, 2014
US Strategy in the Second Nuclear Age
America's nuclear triad shouldn't be held sacrosanct just to please advocates in the U.S. Navy and Air Force.
US Strategy in the Second Nuclear Age
Don’t Be Fooled: North Korea Is Getting Ready to Provoke
February 13, 2014
Don’t Be Fooled: North Korea Is Getting Ready to Provoke
All signs suggest that North Korea is laying the groundwork to begin a new round of provocations.
Don’t Be Fooled: North Korea Is Getting Ready to Provoke
China’s Nuclear Parasol
January 26, 2014
China’s Nuclear Parasol
Beijing offers a “nuclear security guarantee” to the Ukraine. How does that fit with its nuclear doctrine?
China’s Nuclear Parasol
Attacking Iran is Still a Fool’s Errand
January 08, 2014
Attacking Iran is Still a Fool’s Errand
The arguments for a U.S. attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities are as unconvincing as ever.
Attacking Iran is Still a Fool’s Errand
US to Spend $1 Trillion on Nukes
January 08, 2014
US to Spend $1 Trillion on Nukes
The U.S. will spend $1 trillion over the next 30 years maintaining and modernizing its nukes, according to a new report.
US to Spend $1 Trillion on Nukes
Former US Defense Secretary Robert Gates Slams Obama's Leadership
January 08, 2014
Former US Defense Secretary Robert Gates Slams Obama's Leadership
Minimum credible deterrence in South Asia, India-Japan relations, and Chinese parts in the F-35. Mid-week links.
Former US Defense Secretary Robert Gates Slams Obama's Leadership
US Prompt Global Strike Missiles Prompt Russian Rail-Mounted ICBMs
December 19, 2013
US Prompt Global Strike Missiles Prompt Russian Rail-Mounted ICBMs
Russia will move ahead with an updated rail-mounted missile system for Inter-Continental Ballistic Missiles.
US Prompt Global Strike Missiles Prompt Russian Rail-Mounted ICBMs
Why Does America Only Fear Hypothetical Nukes?
December 18, 2013
Why Does America Only Fear Hypothetical Nukes?
The US foreign policy community is far less concerned with existing nuclear arsenals than potential future ones.
Why Does America Only Fear Hypothetical Nukes?
Why Nuclear Weapons Don't Spread (Quickly)
December 04, 2013
Why Nuclear Weapons Don't Spread (Quickly)
To date, nuclear weapons have spread more slowly than most anticipated. And the pace is slowing even further.
Why Nuclear Weapons Don't Spread (Quickly)
Iran Is Not North Korea, But If It Was…
November 13, 2013
Iran Is Not North Korea, But If It Was…
The history of nuclear diplomacy with North Korea shows engagement can work but sanctions do not.
Iran Is Not North Korea, But If It Was…
P5+1 to Offer Iran Another Bad Nuclear Deal?
November 07, 2013
P5+1 to Offer Iran Another Bad Nuclear Deal?
Comments by a US official suggest the P5+1 will propose another unserious deal to Iran today in Geneva.
P5+1 to Offer Iran Another Bad Nuclear Deal?
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