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Preparedness of U.S. Forces for a Limited Nuclear Conflict

Given the potential for a conflict with a nuclear adversary, our ability to ensure that our general-purpose forces have the appropriate expertise and equipment to plan and operate in nuclear conditions would seem to be a critical requirement.

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CSIS PONI – UK PONI Bilateral: Grounding Nuclear Issues in Reality

Nuclear weapons are tremendously destructive. Obvious, perhaps, but sitting behind a desk in Whitehall can sometimes provide a sense of detachment from the objects I think, read, and write about on a daily basis. It is not until you stare into a crater caused by a nuclear explosion that you are starkly reminded of this Read More

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A New Euromissile Crisis? NATO and the INF-Treaty Crisis in Historical Perspective

Since February of this year, U.S. officials have criticized Russia for deploying a new dual capable ground-launched cruise missile prohibited by the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. According to General Paul Selva, ‘the Russians have deliberately deployed it in order to pose a threat to NATO.’

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Five Guys and a Brigadier General Travel to North Dakota in the Dead of Winter

Interacting with senior military leadership and visiting the maintainers, operators, and trainers responsible for two legs of the nuclear deterrent creates a vitally important relationship, one that can close that technical gap and ensure future civilian leaders are able to make informed decisions.