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Vipin Narang on the Global Nuclear Landscape: Hype and Reality
October 13, 2020

Vipin Narang on the Global Nuclear Landscape: Hype and Reality

By Abhijnan Rej
"We may be on the cusp, in the next decade or two, of a cascade of new nuclear weapons powers."

US Doomsday Planes Make Their Presence Felt As Trump Goes Into Quarantine
October 02, 2020

US Doomsday Planes Make Their Presence Felt As Trump Goes Into Quarantine

By Abhijnan Rej
The Pentagon is keen to tell America’s adversaries it remains prepared for all contingencies, presidential ill-health notwithstanding.
Head of US Nuclear Forces Warns of Growing, Modernizing Chinese Nuclear Threat
September 17, 2020

Head of US Nuclear Forces Warns of Growing, Modernizing Chinese Nuclear Threat

By Steven Stashwick
Admiral highlights new missiles capable of hitting the U.S. and expects Chinese arsenal to double.

Triangles of Instability: Nuclear Dilemmas and How They Feed into Each Other
September 08, 2020

Triangles of Instability: Nuclear Dilemmas and How They Feed into Each Other

By Abhijnan Rej
Two overlapping triangular nuclear relationships could compound risks and complicate deterrence calculi for all the parties involved.

The North Korea Crisis in Regional Context
December 18, 2017

The North Korea Crisis in Regional Context

By J.M. Norton and Monte R. Bullard
A look at the geopolitical drivers of policy in North Korea, China, and elsewhere.

What North Korea Means – and Doesn’t – for Nuclear Deterrence
September 15, 2017

What North Korea Means – and Doesn’t – for Nuclear Deterrence

By John Borrie, Tim Caughley, and Wilfred Wan
Rather than underscoring the enduring logic of nuclear deterrence, the case of North Korea highlights its flimsiness.

US to Build New Stand-off Nuclear-Capable Cruise Missile
August 25, 2017

US to Build New Stand-off Nuclear-Capable Cruise Missile

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The new long-range nuclear-capable missile will replace the aging AGM-86B weapon system.
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