Posts Tagged: Deterrence
When British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn stated that, if prime minister, he would not launch nuclear weapons, the British chief of defense was predictably outraged.
At the third Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, nuclear deterrence took a back seat to “collateral damage.”
Britain justifies the existence of Trident, its submarine-based nuclear weapons system, by attempting to pose North Korea as a threat to the UK.
Like missile defense, hypersonic missiles destabilize the nuclear balance.
How can a state use its nuclear weapons program as a deterrent when it refuses to own up to its existence?
Surveillance and drones aren’t the only departments in which President Obama’s record is worse than George W. Bush’s.
From nuclear weapons to rising oceans, Israel to Kiribiati.
A prominent psychiatrist and author unearthed yet another flaw in the principle of nuclear deterrence.
Nuclear war hawks forget to factor human error into their national-security equation.
What’s the point of retaliating to a nuclear attack that destroys your country?