Today marks 17 years since the United States withdrew from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty. What’s happened since then? Nothing good!
Note: source of material with only a page number from Strategic Forces Subcommittee mark – http://bit.ly/2KCDhco Source of other items from Chairman Adam Smith’s full committee mark available from Political Pro behind a paywall – http://bit.ly/2KCDmgc Nuclear Forces Prohibits funds for the deployment of W76-2 low-yield warhead (p.6) and cuts entire $10 million request […]
Senior Science Fellow Philip Coyle spoke with Alaska Public Media about the most recent ground-based midcourse defense test. A prominent critic of U.S. missile defense agrees that a test of the system two weeks ago was a success. And that’s why former Assistant Secretary of Defense Philip Coyle is more concerned than ever that the […]
Policy Analyst James McKeon spoke with the Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch about a potential third missile defense site. James McKeon, a policy analyst with the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, said the federal government would be better off making existing missile defense sites work better. He said the current program only tests at 50 percent, […]
At the launch of his Administration’s Missile Defense Review, President Trump declared that his goal is to intercept enemy missiles “anywhere, anytime, anyplace.” In the nuclear world, that sounded a lot like President Reagan’s nearly 40-year-old missile defense plan, “Star Wars.” We explain President Trump’s likely unrealistic and potentially dangerous vision with our Senior Science […]