(SEPTEMBER 7—WASHINGTON) It is with profound sadness that the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation (CACNP), and its sister organization Council for a Livable World (CLW), release a statement on the passing of beloved friend and Center Board Secretary Philip E. Coyle. Mr. Coyle died peacefully September 2. Mr. Coyle, a Senior Science Fellow at the Center, was a renowned expert on U.S. and […]
By Samuel M. Hickey President Joe Biden has inherited a missile defense architecture that is on the verge of bridging the gap between the long-accepted demarcation of theater systems and those defending the U.S. homeland. The Pentagon has ordered the transfer of 11 SM-3 Block II A interceptors to the Navy for possible deployment in the Pacific […]
By Genevieve Hackman Outgoing head of the Indo-Pacific Command Admiral Philip Davidson has made no secret what he believes to be the number one regional military threat: China. In March, he painted a grim picture for the Senate Armed Services Committee: “I worry that they [China] are accelerating their ambitions to supplant the United States,” […]
Executive Director John Tierney and Research Analyst Samuel Hickey co-authored an op-ed in War On the Rocks arguing that bringing up missile defense in strategic stability talks with Russia is a point of leverage for the United States, not the other way around. “President Ronald Reagan had a dream of an impregnable shield that could swat away […]
Expensive, unproven and duplicative. Here’s why we don’t need GMD.