The evolving security environment around the Korean Peninsula presents new challenges and opportunities for addressing the North Korean nuclear threat.
In recent years, India has gained unprecedented access to high-quality, sensitive military equipment from the West. But rather than focus on qualitative advances to its arsenal utilizing these technologies, Delhi continues to focus on quantitative improvements to its conventional forces.
China tested a hypersonic gliding weapon for the first time on January 9. Although details of the test are murky, it confirms a long-suspected Chinese interest in developing hypersonic weapons.
For a country whose importance in the global nuclear order is of potentially great significance, remarkably little is understood about the domestic drivers behind Brazil’s nuclear policy decision making.
2013 witnessed new levels of threatening behavior from North Korea and recent perturbations among the North Korean leadership also raise the possibility of greater instability and unpredictability. What will 2014 bring in terms of North Korean nuclear behavior?
Pakistan is variously described as the world’s most dangerous place and the state with the fastest growing nuclear program.
Despite repeated assertions that Conventional Prompt Global Strike will be a niche capability, not intended to affect U.S. strategic balances with other countries, Beijing does not fully trust these assurances.
Israel’s short-range missile defense system was designed to defend against rocket attacks on the country’s population centers. Since its deployment in 2011, the system has seen action in several engagements.
The recent election of Hassan Rouhani as president of Iran provides a new and important opening for the United States and its P5+1 partners to secure an agreement that limits Iran's nuclear capabilities in exchange for easing tough international sanctions.
The long-held U.S. goal of striking distant targets with non-nuclear weapons in just minutes has always been controversial. In the current fiscal environment, however, an impending decision to acquire Conventional Prompt Global Strike (CPGS) weapons will be especially hotly debated.