Archive for November, 2018

Getting Off the Treadmill to Catastrophe <p style='font size:14px'>By Karyl G. Kimball</p>

Getting Off the Treadmill to Catastrophe

By Karyl G. Kimball

Earlier this year, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned that “[t]he Cold War is back…but with a difference. The mechanisms and the safeguards to...

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America’s greatest danger: Nuclear war decision-making by Donald Trump <p style='font size:14px'>By Louis Rene Beres</p>

America’s greatest danger: Nuclear war decision-making by Donald Trump

By Louis Rene Beres

An inappropriate or irrational nuclear command decision by President Donald Trump is plainly conceivable. Nothing accurate can ever be said about the true probability...

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Congress can save arms control <p style='font size:14px'>By William Courtney & Greg Thielmann</p>

Congress can save arms control

By William Courtney & Greg Thielmann

President Trump is employing novel strategies to obtain deals with North Korea and Iran to eliminate their nuclear arms potential. But obtaining congressional support...

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Saudis Want a U.S. Nuclear Deal. Can They Be Trusted Not to Build a Bomb?

Saudis Want a U.S. Nuclear Deal. Can They Be Trusted Not to Build a Bomb?

Before Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, was implicated by the C.I.A. in the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, American intelligence agencies were trying...

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Decades after ‘Star Wars,’ Pentagon looks back to the future on missile defense

Decades after ‘Star Wars,’ Pentagon looks back to the future on missile defense

More than three decades ago, Michael D. Griffin was at the center of the military’s “Star Wars” initiative, working to realize President Ronald Reagan’s...

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In North Korea, Missile Bases Suggest a Great Deception

In North Korea, Missile Bases Suggest a Great Deception

North Korea is moving ahead with its ballistic missile program at 16 hidden bases that have been identified in new commercial satellite images, a network long known...

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Trump shouldn’t scrap the INF Treaty

Trump shouldn’t scrap the INF Treaty

President Donald Trump will make a major strategic mistake if he follows through on his intention to withdraw the United States from the Intermediate Nuclear Forces...

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Why the arms race is still white hot decades after the Cold War ended — and how to stop it <p style='font size:14px'>By Jonathan Hunt</p>

Why the arms race is still white hot decades after the Cold War ended — and how to stop it

By Jonathan Hunt

The Trump administration’s looming withdrawal from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty signals more than a new era of quick-strike competition in...

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