The effectiveness of missile defense can scarcely be inferred from the “sound and light show” that is Iron Dome. Contrails, the wake of an aircraft, are usually created by water vapor in its […]
Republicans oppose U.S. cooperation with Russia on NATO missile defense. In a Reuters blog post titled Why Russia won’t deal on NATO missile defense, Yousaf Butt of the James Martin Center for […]
War: Not Just Hell, But the Tenth Circle Thereof War is obscene. I mean that in every sense of the word. Some veterans will tell you that you can’t know war if […]
Missile defense cuts off our nose to spite our defense face. It’s common knowledge that, when it comes to protecting us from a nuclear launch by a major power such as Russia […]
It’s one thing to intercept a Hamas rocket, another to shoot down an inter-continental ballistic missile. The success of Israel’s Iron Dome defense system, which has intercepted 80 to 90 percent of […]
That NATO missile defense in Europe as protection from Iran, not Russia, is a tough sell.
Imagine disarmament and nonproliferation talks in which states with more nuclear weapons make other states pay a price for having fewer.
After the poetic rhetoric in Prague, it was tempting to think that Obama might be headed in the right direction on at least one issue. I’d be willing to forgive just about […]
THE DEPROLIFERATOR — In a previous post, I wrote about how the Obama administration should borrow a page from master framers like George Lakoff and Drew Westen. It should present its disarmament […]
THE DEPROLIFERATOR — At New Paradigms Forum, Christopher Ford writes that an attack on our military and commercial satellites “would be no less an act of war than attacking one of our […]