Document of the Week: When Sweden Wanted Nukes
A 1963 U.S. intelligence assessment underscores how many countries—even Sweden—were exploring nuclear weapons programs at the height of the Cold War.
Trump Accidentally Just Triggered Global Nuclear Proliferation
Before the United States killed it, the INF Treaty didn’t just stem the arms race with Russia—it stopped the spread of nuclear weapons around the world.
Russia’s Conventional Weapons Are Deadlier Than Its Nukes
Withdrawing from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty would take the United States one step forward and many steps back on international security.
Total Denuclearization Is an Unattainable Goal. Here’s How to Reduce the North Korean Threat.
The United States and South Korea must help Pyongyang convert its military nuclear complex for civilian use.
The North Korean Playbook Won’t Work With Iran
Hard-liners in Tehran and Washington are both drawing the wrong lessons from diplomacy with Pyongyang — and that could lead to war.
Bibi’s Infomercial for the Iran Deal
Smoke and mirrors aside, the Israeli prime minister’s presentation was an endorsement of existing nuclear diplomacy with Tehran.
Netanyahu Hands Trump PR Win on Iran
In a dramatic presentation on Monday, the Israeli prime minister outlined revelations on Iran’s secret nuclear weapons program that most of the world had already accepted.
Yes, Trump and Kim Can Make a Deal That’s Good for Everyone
If both sides agree on the answers to these three questions, a successful summit just might be possible.
Give North Korea All the Prestige It Wants
Donald Trump can afford the humiliation of negotiating with Kim Jong Un.
Don’t Give Saudi Arabia An Easy Path to Nukes
To prevent proliferation, any U.S.-Saudi nuclear deal needs to be tough.
Nobel Peace Prize Win a Boon for Nuclear Nonproliferation Activists
Experts say it will drive the conversation about a world without nuclear weapons, but don’t expect a nuclear-free world just yet.
The U.S. Can’t Get Rid of North Korea’s Nukes Without Paying a Catastrophic Price
But that doesn't mean giving up is the answer.
How to Reason With a Nuclear Rogue
To stop North Korean nukes, the United States should learn from its own history with China.
‘No Good Options’ on North Korea Is a Myth
Japan, South Korea, and the United States are more than capable of deterring a catastrophic attack from Pyongyang.
The North Korean Nuclear Threat Is Getting Worse By the Day
North Korea’s nuclear-weapons capabilities are increasing at an alarming rate. Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping need to do something about it now.
China’s Fear of U.S. Missile Defense Is Disingenuous
Beijing knows that THAAD in South Korea doesn’t pose a military threat to China. Its objects are entirely political.
Russia Deploys New Missiles in Apparent Violation of Arms Treaty
Is the honeymoon with Washington already over?
North Korea Is Trump’s Kobayashi Maru: Here Are 4 Approaches to the No-Win Nuke Test
If Trump doesn't do something about Pyongyang, forget "live long and prosper."
Days Into Trump’s Presidency, The Doomsday Clock Ticks 30 Seconds Closer to Midnight
Make sure your bunker is stocked up on canned goods and ammunition.
5 Burning Nuclear Problems on Trump’s Desk
From North Korea to Russia to Iran, it's a dangerous world out there.