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Like every other two term President, Barack Obama has turned attention in the final months has turned to his legacy, and what he might do on nuclear weapons policy. Aaron and Jeffrey recorded a new podcast to discuss the reports that Obama considered and rejected no first use, and what he might do as his …
by September 19, 2016 | 2 Comments|
The attack on an Indian military encampment at Uri, most probably from well-armed, well-trained cadres of a “proscribed” group based on the Pakistan side of the Kashmir divide, is the costliest since the 2008 Mumbai attacks. This attack was preceded by smaller-scale forays against Indian military targets. It comes at a time when Kashmiri Muslims …
by September 17, 2016 | 22 Comments|
If there’s one thing in the public discussion of proliferation that troubles me the most, it might be this: the systematic minimization of North Korea’s nuclear and missile capabilities in the American news media. Someone could write a book on this phenomenon and its causes, but life is short. Let’s just focus on just one …
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Founded in 2004 by Jeffrey Lewis, Arms Control Wonk was the first blog on arms control, disarmament and nonproliferation. It has since been a home to everything that is "too wonky or obscene" for publication about nuclear weapons. The site now features thirty-plus contributors with an archive of over three thousand articles.
Jeffrey and Aaron discuss North Korea's test of new rocket engine. In January 2016, the US Treasry Department sanctioned several Iranian individuals associated with Iran's Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group (SHIG) for helping North Korea develop this engine -- the infamous "Dudes from the SHIG."
Dudes from the SHIG II: Electric Boogaloo - September 23, 2016