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20 Years After Pokhran-II: Have Nuclear Weapons Made India More Secure?
May 30, 2018
20 Years After Pokhran-II: Have Nuclear Weapons Made India More Secure?
20 years later, what are the effects of India's nuclear weapons on South Asia's security environment?
20 Years After Pokhran-II: Have Nuclear Weapons Made India More Secure?
China Announces Commissioning of DF-26 Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile Brigade
April 17, 2018
China Announces Commissioning of DF-26 Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile Brigade
A brigade comprising at least 22 DF-26 launchers has been commissioned into the People's Liberation Army Rocket Force.
China Announces Commissioning of DF-26 Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile Brigade
Pakistan Tests Enhanced-Range Variant of Babur Nuclear-Capable Land-Attack Cruise Missile
April 16, 2018
Pakistan Tests Enhanced-Range Variant of Babur Nuclear-Capable Land-Attack Cruise Missile
The Pakistani military claims the new Babur-IB variant has a range of 700 kilometers.
Pakistan Tests Enhanced-Range Variant of Babur Nuclear-Capable Land-Attack Cruise Missile
US North Korea Policy After the Olympics
February 10, 2018
US North Korea Policy After the Olympics
A closer look at Washington’s policy options after the likely expiry of the Winter Olympic truce.
US North Korea Policy After the Olympics
What Groundhog Day Teaches Us About Nuclear Deterrence
February 03, 2018
What Groundhog Day Teaches Us About Nuclear Deterrence
The movie Groundhog Day teaches an important insight about the fragile underpinning of nuclear deterrence theory.
What Groundhog Day Teaches Us About Nuclear Deterrence
How Should We Write About Nuclear Weapons?
January 19, 2018
How Should We Write About Nuclear Weapons?
How should one combine the human with the abstract when writing about nuclear weapons?
How Should We Write About Nuclear Weapons?
India Tests Most Advanced Nuclear-Capable ICBM
January 18, 2018
India Tests Most Advanced Nuclear-Capable ICBM
India's defense ministry says the coutry has successfully test-fired a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile.
India Tests Most Advanced Nuclear-Capable ICBM
How a State Department Study Prevented Nuclear War With China
October 25, 2017
How a State Department Study Prevented Nuclear War With China
The U.S. considered preemptive strikes to prevent Mao from attaining nuclear weapons.
How a State Department Study Prevented Nuclear War With China
The Sinpo-C-Class: A New North Korean Ballistic Missile Submarine Is Under Construction
October 18, 2017
The Sinpo-C-Class: A New North Korean Ballistic Missile Submarine Is Under Construction
U.S. intelligence has detected a large, new submarine under construction: the Sinpo-C.
The Sinpo-C-Class: A New North Korean Ballistic Missile Submarine Is Under Construction
What North Korea Means – and Doesn’t – for Nuclear Deterrence
September 15, 2017
What North Korea Means – and Doesn’t – for Nuclear Deterrence
Rather than underscoring the enduring logic of nuclear deterrence, the case of North Korea highlights its flimsiness.
What North Korea Means – and Doesn’t – for Nuclear Deterrence
North Korea: The End of the Nuclear Taboo?
August 29, 2017
North Korea: The End of the Nuclear Taboo?
Is the North Korean nuclear crisis slowly eroding the so-called nuclear taboo?
North Korea: The End of the Nuclear Taboo?
Denuclearization Is Dead, Now Let’s Bury It
August 15, 2017
Denuclearization Is Dead, Now Let’s Bury It
The US does have a credible military option for dealing with North Korea. It’s called nuclear deterrence.
Denuclearization Is Dead, Now Let’s Bury It
Why Trump Should Beware the North Korea Double Freeze Deal
July 06, 2017
Why Trump Should Beware the North Korea Double Freeze Deal
The administration must keep in mind limitations of a proposal that has been gaining momentum.
Why Trump Should Beware the North Korea Double Freeze Deal
THAAD and China's Nuclear Second-Strike Capability
March 08, 2017
THAAD and China's Nuclear Second-Strike Capability
China may be afraid that THAAD will degrade its own nuclear second-strike capability.
THAAD and China's Nuclear Second-Strike Capability
US Starts Deploying THAAD Anti-Missile Defense System in South Korea
March 07, 2017
US Starts Deploying THAAD Anti-Missile Defense System in South Korea
The move is likely to deepen the growing rift between Beijing and Seoul.
US Starts Deploying THAAD Anti-Missile Defense System in South Korea
Would China Use Nuclear Weapons in a War With Taiwan?
February 17, 2017
Would China Use Nuclear Weapons in a War With Taiwan?
China insists on "No First Use" of nukes, but the threat remains.
Would China Use Nuclear Weapons in a War With Taiwan?
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