Experts note that if President Biden fails to bring negotiations with Iran to a successful conclusion, Iran could further improve its capacity to produce weapons-grade nuclear material.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to launch a massive assault on independent, democratic, non-nuclear Ukraine has unleashed a war that has killed thousands, displaced millions, and raised the risk of nuclear conflict.
New hostilities between Russia and the West highlight the need for a more robust mechanism, including arms control measures, to address the danger.
There is no hope of dealing constructively with the defining security crisis of a generation if Russia and the West are not willing to compromise.
The recent brandishing of nuclear threats evokes the early days of the Cold War when such threats were the modus operandi of superpower conduct.
Amid concerns that Russia could use weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in Ukraine, a group of U.S. national security officials is mulling potential responses.
The President has abandoned his 2020 sole purpose pledge.
The United States accounts for an increasing share of major conventional weapons exports, according to a new report.
The increase to the requested fiscal year 2022 national defense budget is massive.
Congress rejected the Pentagon’s request for funding in the 2022 defense appropriations bill.
Biden has apparently failed to seize his opportunity to meaningfully narrow the role of nuclear weapons and failed through his Nuclear Posture Review.
When the United States ratified the Chemical Weapons Convention, it accepted the treaty mandate to eliminate its chemical weapons within a decade. But several extensions have come and gone, and the government is pushing hard to finish destroying the last vestiges of its once-massive Cold War-era stockpile by 2023.
Brain-interface technologies could greatly augment human capabilities and even create “super soldiers.” If they shorten decision-making time, what is the impact on nuclear stability?
A chart outlining proposals put forward by the three parties to resolve differences over Ukraine and European security.
Although some issues remain, negotiators seeking to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal say they are near agreement.