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 […]

Iran continues to develop nuclear weapons as well as long range launch capabilities – Part 1

Arie Egozi

Part 1 US intelligence agencies, as well as other intelligence bodies worldwide, continue to assess that Iran is developing intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) capable of targeting the US itself. New intelligence data determines Iran has accelerated its long range missiles […]

New Report Says Surface Navy Should Go On Offensive

DoD Buzz

The U.S. Navy needs to embrace a more offensive surface warfare strategy which finds additional uses for long-range weapons and missiles, adds lasers and electromagnetic rail guns when available, according to a new study. In order to keep pace with […]

Six Reasons Republican Resurgence Will Make Missile Defense A Priority

Loren Thompson

A week after voters handed the GOP control of Congress, few observers have figured out what the most important military consequence of Republican resurgence will be. Washington is about to rediscover national missile defense — protection of the homeland against […]


The Most Powerful Militaries In The Middle East [RANKED]

Armin Rosen, Jeremy Bender and Amanda Macias

Turkish Land Forces Commander General Hulusi Aker and other officers gather around an army tank on the Turkish-Syrian border near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province October 6, 2014. The balance of power in the Middle East is […]