Pride and Prejudice in Tehran
To understand Iran’s foreign policy, you need to learn a little Farsi.
The Trump-Putin Summit’s Potential Nuclear Fallout
When the U.S. and Russian presidents meet in Helsinki, the biggest risk won't be on everyone's radar.
How AI Could Destabilize Nuclear Deterrence
A new Rand Corp. report finds artificial intelligence could increase the risk of nuclear war.
Trump Is Moving in the Right Direction on North Korea
The risks of a summit remain high. But diplomacy works.
How Congress Can Help Trump Outmaneuver Iran
The United States needs a policy that unifies its allies in curbing Tehran.
Trump Should Do His Nuke Deal Homework
The Iran nuclear accord contains lessons for talks with North Korea.
3 Steps Trump Should Take Before Meeting Kim Jong Un
Failure to prepare properly would carry significant risks.
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.
Give ‘Maximum Pressure’ a Chance
Too much engagement with North Korea could derail the White House’s promising approach.
The World Doesn’t Need Any More Nuclear Strategies
The Trump administration’s Nuclear Posture Review answers questions nobody should be asking.
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in Are the Negotiators Korea Needs
Pyongyang's and Seoul’s leaders have shown they can build political capital. Now they have to spend it.
What’s a Nuclear Hotline Good For Anyway?
North and South Korea have revived their dormant direct line. That’s good news for the rest of the world.
It’s Time to Bomb North Korea
Destroying Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal is still in America’s national interest.
We’re finding out now what might have happened if Burr had won the election of 1800 & what that means for North Korea
America's close call in 1800 is back with a vengeance
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.
Edgar on Strategy (Part VIII): Reagan, Reykjavik, and strategic imagination
Imagination and fiction are essential elements of strategy.
Rogue Iran Is a Global Threat
Donald Trump is right to put Tehran on notice. But the nuclear deal is just the tip of the iceberg.
Seven Reasons Why Putting U.S. Nukes Back in South Korea Is a Terrible Idea
Here are seven reasons why the United States should not seek to deploy nuclear weapons in the Korean Peninsula.
There’s Still No Reason to Think the Kellogg-Briand Pact Accomplished Anything
Sorry, liberals — just saying "no" to war doesn’t stop it.