The past, present, and future shape of nuclear competition among China, India, and Pakistan, specifically the development and posturing of nuclear weapons and related offensive and defensive military systems, is characterized by conflicting narratives. As U.S.-China strategic competition grows, what effects might it have on nuclear competition in Southern Asia?
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The most likely nuclear risk Pyongyang poses is spreading WMD technology in the Middle East.
The negotiations are confronting significant problems to begin with, a lack of trust, a profound political constraints on both sides and under some time pressure.
A recent cyber attack on Iran's Natanz nuclear facility, which Iran blames on Israel, has put further pressure on U.S.-Israeli relations. As the United States seeks to revive the JCPOA, Israel wants to stop the deal at all costs.
This is an arms control agreement. It is not a treaty of peace and friendship between Iran and the U.S.
Despite a slow start, the EU is working hard to hammer out a renewed nuclear deal between the United States and Iran. But it won’t be easy.
North Korea recently test-fired two short-range ballistic missiles. Described by state media as “new-type tactical guided projectiles,” the missiles in question appeared to be the same, unidentified short-range ballistic missile system that North Korea showed off at its Jan. 2021 military parade.
Almost every U.S. nuclear delivery system, missile, and warhead will require some kind of modernization over the next ten to twenty years. Key elements of the nuclear command-and-control system and nuclear warhead infrastructure will too.