Is Ballistic Missile Defense In Europe Anti-Russian? Many Conservatives Think So

Mark Adomanis

In the long argument about the advisability of ballistic missile defense in Eastern Europe, American conservatives were insistent that the proposed installations presented no threat whatsoever to Russia’s massive nuclear arsenal. The official line of argument was that the installations […]

Turkey-based NATO radar’s Israel protection in question

Hürriyet Daily News

“Dismantle that radar base; it is there merely to protect Israel from Iran,” roared the main opposition leader, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, hoping to squeeze Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the presidential race, dominated by an anti-Israeli campaign by all candidates. […]

Missile “Diplomacy”

Peter Huessy

There is presently concern that programs to prevent short- and medium-range ballistic missiles from reaching Europe will be delayed under pressure to make concessions to both Russia and Iran, to secure a deal on Iran’s nuclear program, Once deployed, an […]


DOD’s Report Provides Limited Insight on Improvements to Homeland Missile Defense and Acquisition Plans

U.S. Government Accountability Office

The Department of Defense (DOD) was directed to report to the congressional defense committees on the status of efforts to improve the homeland ballistic missile defense capability of the United States and a description of the results of two planned […]

American Missile Defense: Why Failure IS an Option

Michaela Dodge

Robert Gard and Philip Coyle label the U.S. Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system a “mistake,” despite last month’s successful intercept of a target missile. The system has not infrequently failed tests in the past, you see. And so they appear […]