Nuclear

Let’s Put the Pentagon’s China Report in Context

What do the relative sizes of the U.S. and Chinese nuclear arsenals really suggest?

Biden’s Nuclear Policy Fails the Ukraine Test

His administration’s Cold War-style thinking is missing a golden opportunity.

Is Russia’s Nuclear About-Face More or Less Credible Than Its Earlier Threats?

After months of saber-rattling, Putin and his government have been disavowing the use of tactical nukes in Ukraine.

Pentagon To Launch New Study On How to Get at Hard, Deeply Buried Targets

A senior defense official explains the thinking behind the Biden Administration’s nuclear policy document.

Sanctions May Push Russia into 'Technological Regress'

A CNAS report warned that Moscow's increased sense of vulnerability could lead it to “double down” on nuclear capabilities.

West Rejects Russian Claim that Ukraine Plans a False-Flag Dirty Bomb

US, U.K., France release statement decrying Moscow’s Sunday allegation.