A detailed summary of the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS).
Nov 19, 2013
"It defies comprehension that the administration would oppose studies of alternative options to the IW-1 given the major concerns about the affordability, technical feasibility, necessity and executability of the currently envisioned" life-extension program, said Kingston Reif of the Center for Arms Control and Nonproliferation.
Nov 8, 2013
The fight over new sanctions “is ongoing, and it’s probably going to get worse” for the administration, said Laicie Heeley of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.
Nov 6, 2013
"The case against the B61 life extension is simple: it is unaffordable, unworkable and unnecessary," said Kingston Reif of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
Nov 4, 2013
"The to-this-point-unsolvable challenge to U.S. missile defenses is their vulnerability to decoys, countermeasures, stealth and confusion from space debris from rocket stage separations; the slow pace of testing; and excessively scripted tests that avoid the realities of battle and impede effective operational capability.
A truly effective missile defense would deal with all these challenges rather than building systems that won’t protect American security," writes Lt. General Robert Gard and Philip Coyle for Roll Call.
Oct 22, 2013
Laicie Heeley, director of Middle East and Defense Policy, joins Washington Post TV to discuss Iran.
Nov 20, 2013
On November 20, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers will resume. Only negotiation can check Tehran’s nuclear program, writes Kingston Reif in his November Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists column.
Sep 23, 2013
Eleven questions and answers designed to examine the effectiveness and potential success of the U.S.-Russian framework to rid Syria of its chemical weapons.
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Sep 17, 2013
A brief history of chemical weapons and the international efforts to control and destroy them including in the United States, Russia, Iraq, Libya and Syria.
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