How Should America Respond to China’s Deadly Missile Arsenal?

Evan Braden Montgomery

Washington should consider modifying the INF treaty to permit the deployment of intermediate-range missiles in Asia while continuing to bar their deployment in Europe—despite the alternatives. How should the United States respond to Russian noncompliance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces […]

Ryabkov: Nuclear war between Russia and the US could have “apocalyptic consequences”

Ground Report

Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia, Sergei Ryabkov, in an interview with the Kommersant newspaper said: “The development of the prompt global strike system in the United States may lead to a conflict with apocalyptic consequences.” The Prompt Global Strike (PGS) concept was adopted in the USA […]

Time to Revive Debate About Space-Based Missile Defense

Marvin Baker Schaffer

Boost phase missile defense is necessary to reliably and cost-effectively defeat the most advanced intercontinental ballistic missile threats, those of the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China. Current intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) defenses do not have the necessary […]

Russia Stonewalls U.S. on Charges of Nuclear Missile Treaty Breach

The Washington Free Beacon

Russia is refusing to discuss U.S. charges that Moscow violated the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty by building a cruise missile banned under the accord, according to U.S. officials. Additionally, Moscow in talks held last week accused the United States […]

Yury Dolgoruky submarine to test-fire Bulava missile with full missile set aboard

ITAR-TASS

MOSCOW, September 15. /ITAR-TASS/. The launch of the Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile from the Yuri Dolgoruky nuclear-powered submarine scheduled for October will mark an important stage in testing the submarine’s missile system, a source in the Russian Navy headquarters said […]