Scientific cooperation in the Arctic is a rare bright spot in U.S.- Russian relations and may help reduce the likelihood of nuclear catastrophe.
An Air Force weapons officer works “from the target back” to propose a radical new policy.
Putin’s surprising announcement that Russia had developed a nuclear-powered cruise missile provides important insight into Russian strategic logic and approaches to emerging technology.
Turkey is undergoing many political and economic changes, which puts stress on the country’s foreign relationships. In the defense sphere, Turkey is becoming more active in acquiring new technology. These defense sector changes have implications for Turkey’s relationship with NATO and other countries.
The Carnegie Endowment invites you to join over 800 experts and officials from more than forty-five countries and international organizations to debate—and explore solutions for—the most pressing challenges in nuclear deterrence, arms control, disarmament, nonproliferation, energy, and security.
The discussion will focus on U.S.-Russian information warfare and how we can learn lessons from the past.
Is the 2018 NPR achieving one of its intended purposes—assuring allies in East Asia?
Concealing an “escalate to de-escalate” strategy could allow Russia to complicate U.S. and NATO policymaking more than revealing it and the absence of a formal doctrine might not prevent Moscow from attempting to “escalate to de-escalate” in a confrontation.
Once the U.S. bomber force is vulnerable to a first strike by a regional adversary, the United States will find it increasingly difficult to deter that state. The most probable solution to this impending strategic dilemma would be to develop a nuclear-tipped SLCM.
Since the first successful laser test in 1960, directed energy weapons promised a futuristic version of warfare just around the corner. Almost sixty years later, the technology remains just around the corner, but recent advances may make current attempts different.