Russia and non-proliferation: A concession that never was

European Council on Foreign Relations

In November 2014, Russia announced that it would build two new nuclear plants in Iran, in spite of faltering negotiations on Iran’s nuclear programme. Days later, Russia told the United States that it intended to curtail US-Russian efforts to secure […]


2014 Report to Congress of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

China has been aggressively advancing its security interests in East Asia. This has led to tension, confrontation, and near-crises with its neighbors and the United States and has fueled competition with the United States that increasingly appears to be devolving […]

PLA’s JL-2 missile can reach US mainland: report

Want China Times

China’s JL-2 second-generation intercontinental-range submarine-launched ballistic missile, which has the ability to reach the continental USA, is already believed to be deployable by the People’s Liberation Army, reports Huanqiu, the Chinese-language website of the nationalistic Global Times tabloid.

North Korea Warns Of Fourth Nuclear Test, Blames US For UN Resolution On Human Rights Violations

International Business Times

North Korea on Thursday warned it might be prompted to conduct another nuclear test and enhance its military capabilities in response to a United Nations resolution on Pyongyang’s human rights violations. The U.N. adopted the resolution Tuesday to urge the […]


US Report: China’s Nukes Getting Bigger and Better

Defense News

A Chinese media depiction of the potential destructive effect of a MIRV-capable ICBM on Los Angeles TAIPEI, TAIWAN — A new congressional-funded report paints a dark picture of China’s nuclear weapons and missile modernization efforts. The report, issued Nov. 19, […]