The Carter Center (Atlanta/Georgia, USA) recently published a statement published 10 August 2017, a statement of fm. U.S. President Jimmy Carter about his experiences with North Korea. He concluded: “A commitment to peace by the United States and North Korea is crucial. When this confrontational crisis is ended, the United States should be prepared to… [Read More]
The burst-height compensating super-fuze, by Hans M. Kristensen, Matthew McKinzie and Theodore A. Postol An innovation in US nuclear forces triples “the overall killing power of existing US ballistic missile forces.” The combination of a lack of Russian situational awareness, dangerously short warning times, high-readiness alert postures, and this increased US strike capacity has created a… [Read More]
In the case of New START, it was conventional hawkish boilerplate back in 2009-2010 that Russia benefited more from the treaty, but this wasn’t true. It represented the continuation of a mutually beneficial arms reduction process, and it ensured that reductions by both sides would be verified by inspections….
Das SIPRI Yearbook 2016 stellt Originaldaten aus den Bereichen globale Militärausgaben, internationale Rüstungstransfers, Rüstungsproduktion, Atomstreitkräfte, bewaffnete Konflikte und multilaterale Friedenseinsätze zusammen und liefert neueste Analysen zu wichtigen Aspekten der Rüstungskontrolle, des Friedens und der internationalen Sicherheit. Das SIPRI-Jahrbuch … wird gemeinsam von Forschern von SIPRI und eingeladenen, externen Fachleuten verfasst…. … Für eine umfassende Bewertung des Jahres… [Read More]
“When I left the Pentagon, I believed we were well on the way to ending forever that Cold War enmity, but that was not to be.”… Since then, relations between the West and Russia have soured badly, prompting Russia to modernize its nuclear arsenal and assume a more aggressive nuclear posture. One important step toward… [Read More]