Arms Control Wonk: Leading Voices on Arms Control, Disarmament and Non-Proliferation

Contingency Planning

Michael Krepon

Quote of the week: “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” ― Dwight D. Eisenhower The most fundamental norm – the one we depend upon to prevent massive and sudden crimes against humanity and nature — is the norm of No Use of nuclear weapons in warfare. …

Arms Control Between Nuclear-Armed Rivals

Quote of the week: “Never, never, never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone who embarks on the strange voyage can measure the tides and hurricanes he will encounter. The statesman who yields to war fever must realize that once the signal is given, he is no longer the master of …

North Korea’s MaRV

North Korea tested what appears to be a maneuverable reentry vehicle (MaRV), which could support a tactical nuclear mission and subvert ballistic missile defenses. Jeffrey and Aaron talk through the difference between a MaRV and a hypersonic glide vehicle, discuss the development of the DPRK missile industry, and walk through North Korea’s tactical nuclear ambitions.  …

Ward Wilson’s Theory of (Radical) Change

Quote of the week: “Certain subjects seem quite clear as long as we leave them alone.” — Fred Charles Iklé, How Nations Negotiate Note to readers: My last post asked you to consider your theory of change — change that results in successful arms control and disarmament. Mine has evolved. When I began working in this space, …

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