Regions / Russia
In part, the Vietnam War was perceived as a message that the U.S. would not be intimidated by a Chinese nuclear-weapons program.
During the Cold War, nuclear deterrence failed to thwart crises, which were subsequently solved with good, old politics.
Historian Ward Wilson pokes holes in the mythology of nuclear weapons.
Missile defense cuts off the nose to spite the face.
Vladimir Putin's pledge to improve the Russian child welfare system parallels his intention to fill the void left by not renewing Nunn-Lugar.
Russian officials seek to create the Dima Yakovlev List in retaliation to the Magnitsky list.
The United States chose an inopportune time to lift restrictions on Russia and normalize trade relations.
Nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation require action on two fronts: the local and policy.
"Soldaten: On Fighting, Killing, and Dying" demonstrates the Wehrmacht's acquiescence to Third Reich atrocities.
This excerpt from scholar and activist Lawrence Wittner's autobiography recounts a visit to the Soviet Union and an unusual historical find.