Jeffrey Lewis’s Articles

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It’s Nuclear War. Do You Know Where Your Leaders Are?

Take a virtual reality tour of the government’s apocalypse digs. Really.

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A Modest Proposal for Striking North Korea

A “bloody nose” that would also be “unquestionably hilarious.”

Trump is Bluffing about Attacking North Korea in 2018

But that still might get us all killed.

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OP#34: Open-Source Monitoring of Uranium Mining and Milling for Nuclear Nonproliferation Applications

Rapidly evolving open-source tools are giving researchers a window into the first step toward a possible nuclear bomb.

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With Technology, These Researchers Are Figuring Out North Korea’s Nuclear Secrets

Did North Korea just test another missile engine? Satellite images suggest it did.

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The Thick Red Line: Implications of the 2013 Chemical-Weapons Crisis for Deterrence and Transatlantic Relations

Whether or not American policy after the 2013 Syrian chemical-weapons attack was wise, its execution was bungled, causing harm to US– France relations.

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Trump Just Started a Nuclear Crisis With Iran

Enabled by a craven Congress, the president is undermining the Iran deal and risking an escalation that he’s incapable of halting.

An Award for the Collapse of Nuclear Disarmament

ICAN isn’t the Nobel Peace Prize winner that policy makers wanted, but it’s the one they deserve.

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How the US Turned North Korea into a Nuclear Power

The US has forgotten the cold logic of nuclear diplomacy. Time to remember it.

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President Trump Ready to Decertify Iran Deal

The end of the JCPOA could have serious, complicating effects on proliferation, regional security, and international trade.