Japan Is Canceling a U.S. Missile Defense System
Aegis Ashore was more expensive than bargained for, but scrapping the program may come with its own costs.
Pentagon Steps Up Cruise Missile Defenses as Iranian Threat Grows
U.S. to expand network of spy satellites to better detect and track cruise missiles, drones, and hypersonic weapons.
The United States Can’t Address Russia Without Addressing Financial Crime
Winning Essay for the 2019 Foreign Policy and Carnegie Corporation Essay Contest
New U.S. Missiles in Asia Could Increase the North Korean Nuclear Threat
After withdrawing from the INF Treaty, U.S. officials have been worrying about Beijing, but as Washington starts to deploy previously banned missiles in the Pacific, the real risk will come from Pyongyang.
North Korean Missiles Just Keep Getting Better
Pyongyang is using a diplomatic impasse to improve its weapons technology.
Is Iraq the New Front Line in Israel’s Conflict with Iran?
Nearly four decades after taking out Saddam Hussein’s nuclear reactor, Israel once again faces threats emanating from Iranian-backed militias in Iraq.
North Korean Missile Dismissed as ‘Standard’ by Trump Threatens U.S. Military
Defense experts fear Pyongyang has developed a new rocket that can penetrate U.S. defenses.
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.