As the Trump administration develops its Nuclear Posture Review, the temptation of small nuclear weapons is back.
The risk of an inadvertent nuclear war is rising because of the entanglement of non-nuclear weapons with nuclear weapons and their command-and-control capabilities.
The risk of a nuclear war is rising because of growing non-nuclear threats to nuclear weapons and their command-and-control systems.
What are the realistic implications of North Korea's nuclear capability?
There is no clear, internationally accepted definition of what activities or technologies constitute a nuclear weapons program. This lack of definition encumbers nuclear energy cooperation and complicates peaceful resolution of proliferation disputes.
China and South Korea should delve deeper into the technical and operational aspects of THAAD to find a cooperative solution.
With India and Pakistan close to the brink of confrontation, the subcontinent presents an illuminating study in what happens when traditional assumptions about deterrence no longer hold.
Since the end of WWII, the popular view in the U.S. has been that the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki precipitated Japan’s surrender on August 15. However, many historians believe that the attack on Japan-occupied Manchuria by the previously neutral Soviet Union on August 8 had more impact on Japan’s leaders.
Should the United States do more to reduce the role of nuclear weapons in its security strategy and the number of weapons in its arsenal?
Four scenarios for the future as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action approaches its one year mark.