It’s Not Too Late to Stop Turkey From Realigning With Russia
Strains in U.S.-Turkish relations are leading Erdogan into Putin’s embrace. Smart diplomacy and defense assistance can bring America’s NATO ally back into the fold.
Don’t Believe the Russian Hype
Moscow’s missile capabilities in the Baltic Sea region are not nearly as dangerous as they seem.
Despite Trump’s Tough Talk, No Boost for Missile Defense Agency
The administration will instead increase investments in offensive missile defense capabilities, such as hypersonic technology.
Russia’s New Missiles Are Aimed at the U.S.
But Moscow’s hypersonic weapons may be more bark than bite.
Trump Is Right About the INF
To be worth keeping, a treaty that bans nuclear missiles needs to include all nuclear powers.
Trump’s Punk Rock Nuclear Policy
The only reason to pull out of the INF Treaty is to give a middle finger to the world.
Washington Warns of Sanctioning India Over Russian Missile System
The world’s two largest democracies have a burgeoning defense relationship. Moscow could play spoiler.
How to Strike a Missile Deal With Iran
Tehran will never give up all of its ballistic missiles, but a compromise is possible.
The Nationalist Internationale Is Crumbling
Steve Bannon is trying to sell Trumpism to Eastern Europeans—but shared ideologies die hard when they run into economic and military realities.
Putin’s Nuclear-Powered Cruise Missile Is Bigger Than Trump’s
There’s no point in competing with Russia’s new trove of bizarre doomsday devices.
Length Doesn’t Matter
The United States and Europe need to get serious about limiting Iran’s missiles of all ranges — and the Missile Technology Control Regime should guide them.
Here’s Where Advocates and Critics of the Iran Nuke Deal Can Agree
Supporters and detractors alike should see an opportunity in Trump's threats to the accord.
Does Trump Want a Nuclear Arms Race Because Obama Didn’t?
The New START treaty is the only part of the U.S.-Russia relationship that still works — and it might soon lapse.
North Korea Had Spurned Talks With U.S. Due to Trump’s Latest Sanctions
Despite months of secret contacts, North Korea has been playing hard to get back to the negotiating table – even as Rex Tillerson reaches out again.
As Russia Subverts Missile Treaty, U.S. Looking at New Weapons
Since 1987, Europe has been off limits for medium-range missiles. Russia — and now the United States — seems ready to tear up that detente.
North Korea Launches Biggest ICBM Yet, Despite U.S. Sanctions
A record-setting missile launch sends a signal that U.S. pressure is not deterring Pyongyang from its single-minded goal.
With Saudi Blockade Threatening Famine in Yemen, U.S. Points Finger at Iran
White House pushes to release intel blaming Iran for attacks on Saudi Arabia
President Trump and the Risks of Nuclear War
How command and control works when the military wakes up the president vs. when the president wakes up the military.
Our Missile Defenses Go to 11
But that’s not nearly enough to safeguard us from North Korea’s nukes.
DoD Pushing New Missile Defenses as Existing Technologies Age
A major new review of the country’s ballistic missile defenses is wrapping up, and the president is promising “billions” in funding.