Should U.S. Allies in Asia Get Their Own Nukes?
January 23, 2015
Should U.S. Allies in Asia Get Their Own Nukes?
With the U.S. stretched to provide a conventional deterrence, is it time to reconsider a fundamental policy?
Should U.S. Allies in Asia Get Their Own Nukes?
China Leads Race to the Moon
January 07, 2015
China Leads Race to the Moon
States are quietly preparing to secure fuel for the fourth generation of nuclear weapons, and China is winning.
China Leads Race to the Moon
We Must Step Back From the Nuclear Precipice
December 05, 2014
We Must Step Back From the Nuclear Precipice
Nuclear weapons have already exacted a terrible toll. Now, more than ever, this must be remembered.
We Must Step Back From the Nuclear Precipice
Asia's Evolving Nuclear Order: India's Role
December 04, 2014
Asia's Evolving Nuclear Order: India's Role
India's unique understanding of nuclear non-proliferation and strategic stability complicates Asia's nuclear balance.
Asia's Evolving Nuclear Order: India's Role
Kim Jong-un Blasts US 'Aggressors'
November 26, 2014
Kim Jong-un Blasts US 'Aggressors'
Plus, Afghan "proxy wars," South Asian nukes, reflections on China's ADIZ and more. Mid-week links.
Kim Jong-un Blasts US 'Aggressors'
Dr. Strangelove’s Advice to U.S. and Russian Nuclear Planners
November 26, 2014
Dr. Strangelove’s Advice to U.S. and Russian Nuclear Planners
A recent report offers some disturbing advice for nuclear weapons policy.
Dr. Strangelove’s Advice to U.S. and Russian Nuclear Planners
US General: North Korea Can Miniaturize Nuke Warheads
October 25, 2014
US General: North Korea Can Miniaturize Nuke Warheads
The top U.S. military officer in Korea says that Pyongyang can place a nuclear warhead on a ballistic missile.
US General: North Korea Can Miniaturize Nuke Warheads
Could China’s Nuclear Strategy Evolve?
October 16, 2014
Could China’s Nuclear Strategy Evolve?
For half a century, China’s nuclear strategy has been surprisingly consistent. Will it remain so?
Could China’s Nuclear Strategy Evolve?
Why Nuclear Weapons Work
September 13, 2014
Why Nuclear Weapons Work
Far from being a myth, nuclear deterrence is nearly an ironclad law.
Why Nuclear Weapons Work
Can Limited Nuclear Attacks De-Escalate Conflicts?
September 06, 2014
Can Limited Nuclear Attacks De-Escalate Conflicts?
Plus, time to ban hypersonic missiles? Some general interest links.
Can Limited Nuclear Attacks De-Escalate Conflicts?
Russia to Conduct More Nuclear Drills
September 05, 2014
Russia to Conduct More Nuclear Drills
Russia announced its nuclear forces will conduct a drill along the border with China later this month.
Russia to Conduct More Nuclear Drills
Yes, Hiroshima and Nagasaki <em>Definitely</em> Saved Lives
September 02, 2014
Yes, Hiroshima and Nagasaki Definitely Saved Lives
The Pacific Realist responds to Ward Wilson about whether the atomic bombings of Japan saved lives or not.
Yes, Hiroshima and Nagasaki Definitely Saved Lives
Did Bombing Hiroshima and Nagasaki Save Lives?
August 25, 2014
Did Bombing Hiroshima and Nagasaki Save Lives?
The question goes to the heart of the debate about the utility of nuclear weapons and the rationale for keeping them.
Did Bombing Hiroshima and Nagasaki Save Lives?
How Hiroshima and Nagasaki Saved Millions of Lives
August 07, 2014
How Hiroshima and Nagasaki Saved Millions of Lives
By showing the world the horrors of nuclear warfare, the atomic bombings made future ones much less likely.
How Hiroshima and Nagasaki Saved Millions of Lives
Naval Fortresses: An Old Concept for a New Era?
August 05, 2014
Naval Fortresses: An Old Concept for a New Era?
If US naval dominance wanes, fortresses may once again become a viable strategic defense.
Naval Fortresses: An Old Concept for a New Era?
Russia Threatens Nuclear Strikes Over Crimea
July 11, 2014
Russia Threatens Nuclear Strikes Over Crimea
Russian FM Lavrov warned that Russia could resort to nuclear weapons if Ukraine tried to retake Crimea.
Russia Threatens Nuclear Strikes Over Crimea
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