North Korea has the fourth largest military in the world when it comes to manpower, with as many as 1.2 million people serving on active duty. But in terms of modernization there is — thankfully — much room for improvement. […]
The Defense Department’s nuclear deterrent is the ultimate protection for the United States while also assuring distant allies of their security against regional aggression, a senior Pentagon official told Congress yesterday.
WASHINGTON, March 7 (UPI) — The Pentagon said Iran should be held accountable for destabilizing the Middle East even while diplomatic efforts to resolve the nuclear dispute are under way. U.S. Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, a spokesman for Defense […]
The Pentagon on Tuesday said North Korea’s development of nuclear weapons and strategic missiles poses a growing danger to the United States. The Defense Department in its 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review stated that “North Korea’s long-range missile and weapons of […]
Nuclear war seems so passe. The Soviet Union collapsed nearly a quarter-century ago. The war in the shadows of counterinsurgency and counterterrorism has defined a generation of combat. Yet earlier this month, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel convened the nation’s […]
The February 2014 issue of AFPC’s Defense Dossier features a series of articles on the missile threats facing the United States and the strategies to confront those threats. The articles in this Defense Dossier are drawn from presentations featured at AFPC’s […]
Congressman Lamborn (CO-05) questions General Jacoby regarding the issue of missile defense funding at a February 26 hearing before the House Armed Services Committee. Information on the hearing can be found here.
WASHINGTON – The Barack Obama administration’s insistence that Iran discuss its ballistic missile program in the negotiations for a comprehensive nuclear agreement brings its position into line with that of Israel and senators who introduced legislation drafted by the pro-Israel […]
After the first round of talks its clear Iran and world powers want to finalize a deal as soon as possible, but the issues are weighty, the disputes are deep, and opposition is widespread. VIENNA – – The photo op […]
Russia says the nuclear talks between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany should not include the Islamic Republic’s missile program. “The Russian side considers that a comprehensive agreement must concern only and exclusively […]