Ankara is running risks in its effort to quickly build up nuclear power.
How anti-nuclear activists can bring religious conservatives on board.
Once decoupled from a no-uranium-enrichment goal, US policy could keep Iran's nuclear capability perpetually latent -- and harmless.
Reasons to look skeptically at claims that an Iranian firm's alleged offer to buy 100,000 ring-shaped magnets is linked to a supposed expansion of Iran's nuclear enrichment program.
In a recent book, leading scientists from India and Pakistan confront their countries' enthusiastic embrace of nuclear weapons.
Major global issues -- climate change, the nuclear threat, social pressures on indigenous peoples, and seabed resource regulation -- converge in the Arctic. Which is why a comprehensive Arctic Treaty would serve the security of the entire world.
Before Congress provides more funding, it needs independent verification that the ballyhooed Israeli rocket-defense system worked as well as advertised in the Gaza hostilities.
The diagram leaked to the Associated Press this week is nothing more than either shoddy sources or shoddy science. In either case, the world can keep calm and carry on.
The UK Supreme Court decided that participants in British nuclear testing in the 1950s waited too long to sue. The veterans may now take their class-action case to the European Court of Human Rights.
With the 2012 Middle East WMD-Free Zone Conference still on the agenda in Helsinki, speculation remains whether Israel will attend.
A recent National Academy report reaches flawed conclusions based on incorrect assumptions, analytical oversights, and internal inconsistency. It should undergo a comprehensive technical review before it is used in missile defense policy making.
How congressional ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea -- with key amendments that address weapons of mass destruction -- could strengthen non-proliferation efforts, including the Proliferation Security Initiative.
The United States rushed into the nuclear age eager to cement its technical superiority, disregarding warnings that a decades-long nuclear arms race would ensue. Before they go too far, policymakers should consider the implications -- both intended and unintended -- of cyberweapons.
Why a WMD-free Middle East is more likely than you might think.
Why NATO should retire the ambiguous "tactical" designation and work toward arms reduction that includes strategic, tactical and every other kind of nuclear weapon.
If Iran shows it is serious about negotiating, the major powers might be wise to call Tehran's bluff, accept official claims that its nuclear program is peaceful and act to integrate the program into the global nuclear economy.
The international community needs to create a legally binding convention on nuclear security -- before terrorists exploit weaknesses in the current security regime to create and use a nuclear weapon.
As North Korean and Iranian negotiations continue, the international community needs to develop new tools for ensuring that agreements to suspend nuclear enrichment are not fig leafs that hide illicit nuclear activities.