The recent announcement by U.S. President Trump to pull out of the INF treaty carries significant consequences for international security, leaving the U.S. and, possibly, Russia free to develop and deploy medium and short-range missiles. This raises critical questions for Europe and East Asia.
For many years, China has mostly relied on land-based nuclear weapons as its strategic deterrent. But now its fleet of nuclear-armed submarines is getting larger and more advanced. This long-term trend has far-reaching implications.
A half-day conference—featuring scholars and former officials from Japan, the United States, and South Korea—will examine practical denuclearization options that can enhance collective security and contribute to a more stable foundation for regional peace.
If the new inter-Korean military agreement signed by the leaders of North and South Korea is implemented, the chances of miscalculation or accident escalating to war will subside. However, there a serious challenge to bolster progress towards stable peace on the peninsula.
What might a realistic approach to one of the most complex and delicate nuclear negotiations ever attempted look like? Here’s why the United States and North Korea must tread carefully to resolve their impasse.
With the threat of nuclear war growing, China, Russia, and the United States should not wait until political relations improve before making efforts to manage new technologies.
Drawing on his recent article in the journal International Security, James Acton will explain why the risk of escalation is becoming more serious and outline potential ways to mitigate it.
Nonnuclear weapons are increasingly able to threaten dual-use command, control, communication, and intelligence assets that are spaced based or distant from probable theaters of conflict.
As private organizations increase their security activities, a new cybersecurity defense concept is sparking debates amongst policymakers and international lawmakers.
A detailed analysis of Indian and Chinese nuclear and conventional ground force posturing.