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The Trump Effect

Michael Krepon

Quote of the week: “Alas! Lonely sits the city Once great with people! She that was great among nations Is becoming like a widow; The princess among states Is become a thrall.” — The Book of Lamentations Muslim extremists aren’t the only ones using moving vehicles as instruments of death and injury. A neo-Nazi has …

Modern Man is Obsolete

Quote of the week: “It is such a supreme folly to believe that nuclear weapons are deadly only if they’re used. The fact that they exist at all, their presence in our lives, will wreak more havoc than we can begin to fathom. Nuclear weapons pervade our thinking. Control our behavior. Administer our societies. Inform …

The More You KN-0w About North Korean Missiles

A guest post from my colleague Matt Korda (Scott came up with that pun; I’m not nearly that funny) Whether you’ve been wonking on North Korea for awhile or just tuned in, chances are you’ve heard of a missile called the KN-08. You might have also heard of something called a Hwasong-13. And maybe you’ve seen …

Is Space the Final War-Fighting Frontier?

Quote of the week: “ASATs possess considerably greater capacity for transforming a crisis into a war, and for enlarging wars, than they do for assisting in military missions or enhancing deterrence.” —Kurt Gottfried and Richard Ned Lebow, “Anti-Satellite Weapons: Weighing the Risks,” 1985. There are two generic kinds of failure in the arms control and …

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