Archive for November, 2012

Japan’s Nuclear Mistake <p style='font size:14px'>By Frank N. Von Hippel & Masafumi Takubo</p>

Japan’s Nuclear Mistake

By Frank N. Von Hippel & Masafumi Takubo

THIS year has seen a lot of concern about the confrontation between China and Japan over a group of islets in the East China Sea.  Less attention, though, is being...

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Missile Defense Stands Up to Scrutiny <p style='font size:14px'>By Max Boot</p>

Missile Defense Stands Up to Scrutiny

By Max Boot

It is amazing the controversy that missile defense continues to arouse nearly 30 years after Ronald Reagan gave his famous “Star Wars” speech. Yesterday I posted...

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A new START for U.S- Russia relations?

A new START for U.S- Russia relations?

Although there was very little mention of the U.S. relationship with Russia throughout the campaign season, America’s interests abroad do depend largely on Russia—especially...

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If Iran Gets the Bomb

If Iran Gets the Bomb

You don’t have to fire a nuclear weapon to gain a strategic advantage from it. This is perhaps the most important lesson from the decades of the Cold War....

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Cutting the U.S. nuclear arsenal can help cut the deficit <p style='font size:14px'>By Walter Pincus</p>

Cutting the U.S. nuclear arsenal can help cut the deficit

By Walter Pincus

One way President Obama could help reduce the deficit is to trim funds planned for the next 10 years for building, maintaining and operating the U.S. nuclear weapons...

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Now What? <p style='font size:14px'>By Micheal Krepon</p>

Now What?

By Micheal Krepon

Democrats were obliged to expand their base after the 1972 McGovern campaign. The Republican Party now finds itself in the same boat. Who knew? It turns out that...

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Canada and India finally reach nuclear deal

Canada and India finally reach nuclear deal

A long-delayed nuclear co-operation deal that will see Canadian uranium shipped to nuclear-armed India has been negotiated to “achieve all of our objectives...

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A Tale of Two Mitts

A Tale of Two Mitts

We know where Barack Obama stands on the world’s most dangerous weapons. But what’s Mitt Romney’s nuclear policy? For a sense of what’s at...

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