Turkey Signs Missile Deal With Russia
U.S. Sets Major Saudi Missile Defense Sale
A new study published by CBO highlights the skyrocketing cost to sustain and upgrade U.S. nuclear forces and outlines several options to maintain a credible deterrent at less cost.
The House and Senate Armed Services Committee are currently considering defense authorization legislation that if passed into law would deal a major, if not mortal, blow to longstanding, bipartisan arms control efforts.
Moon Orders THAAD Deployment Review
At issue is whether China has deployed a new intercontinental ballistic missile ICBM near the Russian border.
Asian states Pakistan, India, China, and North Korea comprise four of the world's nine nuclear-armed states. The interconnections of these countries must be considered to fully understand how nuclear nonproliferation can be influenced.
The third Arms Control Association Report Card, which measures the performance of 11 key states in 10 universally-recognized nuclear-related categories, shows that further action is required to meet existing disarmament and nonproliferation goals.
It is quite possible that China could deploy a strategic missile defense system with a small number of interceptors within the next few years.