Quantum Communications and Chinese SSBN Strategy

China’s quantum lead may have important implications for its SSBN force.

US Nuclear Modernization Plans to Cost $1.2 Trillion

Trump’s plans to overhaul US nuclear arsenal will cost 20 percent more than our most recent estimate concluded.

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A Carrot-and-Stick Approach to Resolve the INF Treaty Crisis

For 30 years, the INF treaty has proved to be a cornerstone of European security.

OP#33: WMD Proliferation Risks at the Nexus of 3D Printing and DIY Communities

Occasional Paper #33 examines the degree to which additive manufacturing – including its distribution and use – may be introducing new proliferation risks.

Let’s Walk This Through: If North Korea Launches An ICBM, Then…

It takes a lot of rosy assumptions to get to President Trump’s 97% chance of success.

Donald Trump August 19, 2015 (Credit: Michael Vadon, Wikimedia Commons)

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.

Disarmament Diplomacy and the Nuclear Ban Treaty

How did the humanitarian impact movement morph into a multilateral treaty to ban the possession of nuclear weapons?

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.

North Korean Flag in Pyongyang

How the US Turned North Korea into a Nuclear Power

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

Why the New Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty Is So Polarizing

The ban is likely to reinforce existing divides between countries that rely on nuclear weapons for their security, and those that don’t