Archive for April, 2017

Trump, Reagan, and Missile Defense <p style='font size:14px'>By Jerry Rogers</p>

Trump, Reagan, and Missile Defense

By Jerry Rogers

President Ronald Reagan was frequently two steps ahead of everyone else—the media, the Congress, the Soviets. Reagan’s ‘head-for-knowing’ was evidenced by...

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Tillerson calls for ‘painful’ measures to punish North Korea

Tillerson calls for ‘painful’ measures to punish North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Friday for new economic sanctions on North Korea and other “painful” measures over its nuclear weapons program, and he...

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Two to Tango With Nuclear Weapons <p style='font size:14px'>By  Peter D. Zimmerman</p>

Two to Tango With Nuclear Weapons

By Peter D. Zimmerman

Somewhere in the American southwest, not so very far from civilization, there is a fenced and guarded compound within another fenced and guarded compound in the...

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The Nuclear Test Ban: Time to Finish What We Started <p style='font size:14px'>By Sergei Ryabkov and Lassina Zerbo</p>

The Nuclear Test Ban: Time to Finish What We Started

By Sergei Ryabkov and Lassina Zerbo

The growing global concerns about North Korea’s nuclear weapons capabilities and tensions in the region are a stark reminder of the need to re-energize the cooperative,...

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A new North Korean video shows missiles destroying a U.S. city in a giant fireball

A new North Korean video shows missiles destroying a U.S. city in a giant fireball

North Korean propaganda is many things, but it’s not subtle. Case in point: A new video, unveiled at a recent musical performance in honor of Kim Il Sung,...

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The North Korea Paradox: Why There Are No Good Options on Nuclear Arms

The North Korea Paradox: Why There Are No Good Options on Nuclear Arms

North Korea, a small and poor country facing far stronger adversaries and the perpetual threat of its own collapse, would not seem a likely state to defy four consecutive...

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China issues stern warning to U.S., North Korea over their growing tensions

China issues stern warning to U.S., North Korea over their growing tensions

China issued a stern warning Friday to both the United States and North Korea, urging them not to push their recriminations to a point of no return and allow war...

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How to Make the Nuclear Button Safer <p style='font size:14px'>By Michael Krepon</p>

How to Make the Nuclear Button Safer

By Michael Krepon

As we mark the centenary of the United States’ entry into World War I, I recall the words of a participant in the Versailles Treaty, which ended that conflict....

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A Cornerstone of Peace

A Cornerstone of Peace

One of the big security decisions facing the Trump administration in the next few months is what to do about Russia’s violation of a 30-year-old treaty that bans...

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