Americas

Nikolai Sokov

New START Expires in 3 Years. And Nobody Knows What Comes Next.

It is almost inconceivable that the United States and Russia will conclude a new treaty in the remaining three years of New START’s life.

Minecraft Underground Bunkers

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

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

Ambassador Elayne Whyte

Ambassador Gómez Reflects on Negotiating the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

VIDEO: Seminar with Ambassador Elayne Whyte Gómez.

Joshua Pollack

From LeMay to McMaster: The Pentagon’s Difficult Relationship with Deterrence

In the nuclear era, there is more to national defense than just a good offense.

Trump is Bluffing about Attacking North Korea in 2018

But that still might get us all killed.

Nikolai Sokov

The Russification of US Deterrence Policy

After a quarter-century monopoly on such capabilities, the United States finds itself essentially in the same predicament that the Russians or Chinese have faced since the end of the Cold War.

Andrea Berger

Canada Poised to Play an Important Role in Defusing the North Korea Crisis

Closer coordination is essential as countries with a stake in this issue are still miles apart on everything from the scale of the threat to the most desirable way forward.

President Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev shake hands after signing the INF Treaty. (Src: Wikimedia Commons)

Are Arms Control Agreements Losing Their Value?

The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty seems to be dying and no replacement is in sight.

The North Korea standoff will get worse: Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump are trapped in a vicious cycle

Nothing good will come from the unyielding stances that prevail in Washington and Pyongyang.

Moscow Command and Control Bunker

US-Russian Dialogue on Strategic Stability Held 65 Meters Underground in Moscow Command and Control Bunker

Participants shared the view that normalizing relations was of fundamental importance to the maintenance of strategic stability.