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Nuclear Free Continent -- Assessing the Literature on South American Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons

In the wake of the Second World War, the international community was individually and collectively faced with the reality that the shape of war and peace had changed permanently with the detonation of nuclear weapons in anger at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 2,365 more words

The North Korean Nuclear Threat Is Getting Worse By the Day

The threat posed by North Korea’s nuclear-weapons program is getting worse — much worse. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, meeting Thursday and Friday at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, face an urgent and growing problem that is more severe today than ever before. 761 more words

U.S. Foreign Policy

#Nukefest2017

Monday and Tuesday, March 20 and 21, I attended the Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference. It’s the latest in a series of conferences held every other year. 695 more words

Nuclear Weapons

The Art of the Signal: Trumping Cheap Talk on Iran

“A little hyperbole never hurts,” Trump writes in his book, The Art of the Deal. And in his stance towards Iran, Trump is employing just this. 824 more words

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China's Fear of U.S. Missile Defense Is Disingenuous

A key responsibility of mine during my time in the Pentagon was to devise and implement U.S. defense policies and strategies related to North Korea. One unfortunate aspect of this responsibility was the repeated need to quickly develop options, in collaboration with my colleagues, to respond to North Korean ballistic missile tests. 1,759 more words

U.S. Foreign Policy

Institutional Complexity and the Fight against the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

Dr. Benjamin Kienzle

When future historians will look back at the late 20th and early 21st Century, one of the most remarkable features of the international system that they will note is the… 1,228 more words