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Dan Drollette Jr

Associate Editor

Articles by Dan Drollette Jr

15 December 2014

Interview: Paul Bracken on American nuclear forces in the 21st century

Dan Drollette Jr

The author of The Second Nuclear Age: Strategy, Danger and the New Power Politics talks about the recent exposés about the state of US nuclear forces, and rethinking the nuclear triad.

9 November 2014
Europe/Russia

When the wall fell

Dan Drollette Jr

The astonishing "ambush of history" that brought down the Berlin Wall a quarter century ago

3 November 2014
AmericasEurope/Russia

Using naval logbooks to reconstruct past weather—and predict future climate

Dan Drollette Jr

For the Old Weather Project, everyday people armed with laptops comb through old maritime logbooks posted on the Internet, gathering raw information for climate researchers

17 October 2014
Asia

Flashpoint in the South China Sea

Dan Drollette Jr

China is not only staking out turf in this easily overlooked region. It is even creating the turf, from scratch.

25 September 2014
Americas

Environmental disaster, revisited

Dan Drollette Jr

Recent court judgments about the Gulf oil spill echo a trend that the Bulletin began chronicling more than 40 years ago

14 September 2014
Americas

Blinding them with science: Is development of a banned laser weapon continuing?

Dan Drollette Jr

It is clear that lasers are being aimed at eyes in combat situations, but the militaries involved say the intent is not to blind but to warn or protect against attack.

 

8 August 2014
Asia

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: The many retrospectives

Dan Drollette Jr

A look at the many attempts, past and present, to put the atomic bombings into perspective

6 July 2014
Middle East

The money behind the Islamic State

Dan Drollette Jr

With friends like Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the Gulf states funding jihadi extremists in Syria and Iraq, does the United States need enemies?

23 June 2014

No one builds bases like Americans

Dan Drollette Jr

Sometimes an overseas base can do more harm than good

2 June 2014
Americas

The Clean Air Act's second act

Dan Drollette Jr

The Obama administration's new climate change regulation is based on a 1970 law aimed at smog-reduction. But yesterday's concerns were actually not so different than today's.

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