The world watches and waits to hear if the Assad government will give up Syria’s chemical weapons stock.
Russia has submitted a plan for chemical weapons seizure in Syria.
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.
With some CPGS technologies reaching maturity and an acquisition decision approaching, the time is right for a national debate about the benefits and risks of CPGS.
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.
The big disputes between libertarian-conservatives and progressives revolve around whether justice can be reduced to individual liberty and property rights, and whether individual liberty and property rights should be privileged over correcting injustices.
Although New Delhi has long recognized the importance of the Indian Ocean, it has only recently begun to display the underpinnings of a true maritime geostrategy.
For relatively small coastal states such as Pakistan and Israel, the quest for maritime depth has given birth to naval nuclear force structures with the potential to undermine stability during a crisis.
Transparency Measures involve voluntary exchanges of sensitive information, possibly developing a standard reporting form, perhaps, eventually, with legal status, or new forms of access and engagement.
Despite Washington's efforts to construct stronger ties with China, relations between the two countries have been repeatedly buffeted by a series of tensions and misunderstandings.