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 […]

North Korea Conducts Ejection Test of Sub-Launched Missile

The Washington Free Beacon

North Korea recently conducted a test of an ejection launcher that U.S. intelligence agencies assess is part of Pyongyang’s recently discovered submarine-launched ballistic missile program. The test simulated the initial stage of boosting a missile out of a submarine launch […]

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 […]

SM-3s and SM-2s Highlight U.S. Missile Defense Needs

Michaela Dodge

The U.S. Navy and the Missile Defense Agency completed a successful test of the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) and Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) interceptors this past week, marking the 10th anniversary of the Aegis missile defense system becoming operational. During this simulated […]