Month: June 2014
Global warming skeptics have finally figured out why they can’t make any sense of the science: They’re not scientists.
Sometimes an overseas base can do more harm than good
Nuclear weapons aren’t credible reassurances for the Baltic states.
Think nuclear energy scored big with EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan? Think again.
The success of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham is no shock to those who have monitored the capable, well-financed group as it seeks an Islamic caliphate
Some Chinese policymakers question whether Japanese under-reporting of plutonium stocks was an honest mistake—or a deliberate effort at concealment
A ban on land-based multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicles (MIRVs) ought to be the next big thing in arms control.
Underfunding—not the failings of one leader—caused problems at the Veterans Administration
The Russia-US deal to eliminate Damascus’ stockpile has achieved a great deal—far more than the alternative would have accomplished
NATO members have no choice but to revise their ideas about order and security on their eastern periphery
The threat of far-right terrorism should not be exaggerated, but neither should it be suppressed for political or ideological reasons
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and the risks posed by massive gatherings of people, such as the Hajj
Negotiators will have to reassure Tehran that it can get the enriched uranium it requires for civilian energy plants.
When Vietnam got a sweeter nuclear cooperation deal from the United States, the United Arab Emirates swallowed its pride and asserted that its concessions made the UAE program a nuclear gold standard.
The inherent difficulties of managing fictional dragons and real-life nuclear weapons