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July 2018

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A Missile Defense Agency flight test of a ground-based interceptor, launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. in June 2014.

Introduction: The great missile defense dilemma

Driven by varying (mis)perceptions of the motives and technological capabilities of their ...
Launch of a missile defense interceptor from Vandenburg Air Force Base in California.

US Ground-based midcourse missile defense: Expensive and unreliable

The Trump administration is seeking a significant expansion in the Ground-based Midcourse ...
The Russian S-400 anti-aircraft system, pictured in 2017.. Source: Соколрус, via Wikimedia

The vicissitudes of Russian missile defense

The Russian vision of ballistic missile defense has reflected the specifics of ...
A map that shows the relative missile defense interceptor coverage of a certain array of space-based platforms.

Why a space-based missile interceptor system is not viable

The United States has plans to develop two new missile defense programs ...
A Chinese HQ-9 air defense missile launcher, pictured in 2009.

China’s attitudes toward missile defense and its limitation

If there were to be a new international agreement to limit certain ...
Sigmund Freud

Deterrence and its discontents

What might Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, have found, had he ...
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The making of a non-proliferation law: A memoir

In this article, the author describes the legislative process by which the ...

Chinese nuclear forces, 2018

Nuclear Notebook: How many nuclear weapons does China have? China is continuing ...

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