Regions / Russia
The countries of the former Warsaw Pact are not knuckling under to pressure from Russia. They're trying to avoid a new cold war.
Hypersonic weapons may sound less destructive than nuclear weapons, but they’re just another arms race.
Stalling by the U.S. and Russia on substantive disarmament and disregard for international rules and norms only encourage bad behavior by smaller states.
Preventing an asteroid from striking the earth by targeting it with a nuclear warhead is not only illegal, it provides another justification for the existence of nuclear weapons.
A thousand poles are blooming as new international blocs like the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the BRICS Development Bank emerge to challenge Western economic and military hegemony.
With climate change upon us, it's time to bury the hatchet in one of the world's most volatile regions.
Like missile defense, hypersonic missiles destabilize the nuclear balance.
The U.S. cannot confront climate change, growing economic inequality, and the deterioration of our infrastructure and education system without reducing the $1 trillion it spends annually on defense.
The U.S. recently made the case that Russia is in violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, but it needs to look in the mirror, too.
Unthinkable? Perhaps, but it’s entirely plausible that Vladimir Putin could attack a NATO country with nuclear weapons and emerge victorious.