The U.S. is planning to build a nuclear armed cruise missile, but at what cost?
Nuclear Weapons Spending
Watch Board Member Sharon Squassoni discuss how we can move the clock back on this panel of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists.
Withholding Funding from the IAEA is Ill-Advised and Dangerous (PDF … Continued
The Pentagon’s budget gimmicks are set to continue as the Air Force finalizes massive contract for the Long-Range Strike Bomber, writes Sarah Tully in this op-ed for The National Interest.
On October 21, Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senate President Pro Tempore Orrin G. Hatch formally completed action on the fiscal year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and sent it to President Obama. The president now has ten calendar days, excluding Sunday, to either veto or sign the bill. Here are ten reasons the president should veto the NDAA.
A closer look a the FY16 National Defense Authorization Act.
Last Friday marked the one-year anniversary of the Scottish independence … Continued
The United States is preparing to spend almost $704 billion over the next several decades on its nuclear arsenal. This astronomically high cost to modernize the US nuclear force comes despite the shifting nature of war and an ever growing budgetary problem. In light of this, can the United States afford such an expensive overhaul?
Do you know the stances of the candidates when it comes to national security? Here is a breakdown of what you need to know, including candidates’ remarks from the first GOP debate that occurred on August 6th.
A forthcoming study by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) serves as a reminder that the US must evaluate the worthiness of investing billions of dollars into its nuclear arsenal. The study addresses affordability and concludes that “U.S. nuclear forces are affordable because their projected costs account for a small percentage of the overall defense budget.”