Shadow Government

Obama’s Noble Lie

History will judge the Obama administration’s style in advancing the nuclear deal to be as checkered as the deal itself.


Donald Trump’s Nuclear Envy Problem, and Ours

The Republican front-runner isn't the only one stoking fears about Russian missiles. But size doesn’t matter when it comes to nuclear arsenals.

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The Iran Deal, One Year In: Economic, Nuclear, and Regional Implications

In Washington, support is growing for the notion that the Barack Obama administration has failed to hold Tehran accountable for nuclear violations, downplayed Iran's economic windfall from sanctions relief, and ignored the deal's negative regional implications for state sponsorship of terrorism.

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Six Reasons Why Trump Meeting With Kim Jong Un Is a Very Bad Idea

Trump said he would be willing to meet with the North Korean dictator. That would be a mistake.


Size Matters for Putin’s Nuclear Arsenal

Russia’s whipping out the biggest nuclear missile the world has ever seen and laying it on the table. Should we feel inferior -- or scared?

Shadow Government

It’s the Proliferation, Stupid

The greatest threat we face from Kim Jong Un is probably not a suicidal attack against the United States or our allies in Northeast Asia.

Shadow Government

The (Im)precise Language of the Iran Deal

Iran’s ongoing provocative behavior brings the contradiction at the heart of the Iranian nuclear deal into sharp focus.


Belgium’s Failed State Is Guarding America’s Nuclear Weapons

Washington’s traditional nuclear strategy isn’t keeping Europe safe — it’s putting everyone at risk of apocalyptic terrorism.

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