Nukes

Terms of Engagement

The Five-Year Engagement

As Obama begins his second term, one thing is clear: the administration's Iran policy is failing. What now, Mr. President?

James Traub |

Argument

Obama Embraces Big Nuke Cuts

Obama and his advisors agree the U.S. needs fewer weapons.

R. JEFFREY SMITH, THE CENTER FOR PUBLIC INTEGRITY |

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Embrace the Fatwa

If the United States is serious about negotiating with Iran, it's going to have to start listening to the supreme leader. 

Seyed Hossein Mousavian |

Jeffrey Lewis

Friends with Benefits

No, Mr. President, it's not OK if our allies get nuclear weapons.

Jeffrey Lewis |

Argument

We Shall Return

Don't be too sure there won't be another U.S. war in the Middle East.

Richard L. Russell |

Argument

What to Expect from a North Korean Nuclear Test

Pyongyang is about to make some more trouble. Here's what to look for when Kim Jong Un debuts his new bomb.

Siegfried S. Hecker |

Argument

Atomic Bond

Does Hagel’s nomination mean Obama will cut the nuclear arsenal?

Kingston Reif |

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Obama's Moment of Truth on Iran

Congratulations, Mr. President. Now it's time to make good on your promise to engage Iran.

Reza Marashi |

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Building Blocks

The obsession that is preventing a nuclear deal with Iran.

Yousaf Butt |

Argument

Don't Engage Kim Jong Un -- Bankrupt Him

It's time to play hardball with North Korea's new leader.

Joshua Stanton |

Argument

Feeling the Pain in Tehran

As sanctions bite, some of Iran's leaders are signaling a willingness to come back to the negotiating table.

Nazila Fathi |

Argument

Radioactive Decay

We can't keep relying on a Vietnam-era treaty to stop nuclear proliferation.

Yousaf Butt |

Jeffrey Lewis

They Actually Did It

Are we all going to die from an Iranian-built, North Korean ICBM?

Jeffrey Lewis |

The List

5 Reasons the Japanese Elections Matter

The results of Sunday's contest could rock the global economy and destabilize Asia. Maybe the world should pay attention?

Michael Cucek |

Argument

Launch This

Why Barack Obama needs to reset his North Korea policy.

Joel S. Wit |

FP Explainer

Paging Bruce Willis

Whose job is it to stop an asteroid from hitting the Earth?

J. Dana Stuster |

Argument

Patience Has Not Been a Virtue

Was the Obama administration to blame for North Korea's rocket launch?

Daryl G. Kimball |

Dept Of Secrets

The U.S. Plan to Nuke Everyone

Why LBJ vetoed the Dr. Strangelove option.

William Burr |

Argument

Intel Inside

Has the IAEA's information become politicized?

Mark Hibbs |

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The Fissile Cliff

The bomb that could save the Pentagon.

Tom Z. Collina |

Micah Zenko

Final Countdown

Did the United States just set a March deadline for war with Iran?

Micah Zenko |

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Bibi Can't Lose

It's Benjamin Netanyahu's Israel. All of his rivals just live in it.

Natan B. Sachs |

Rebuttal

We Did Not Hype the Nuclear Threat

The U.S.-China Commission responds to Tom Collina.

Dennis C. Shea |

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Nuclear Turkey with Russian Dressing

Can the new Turkish-Russian nuclear plant be a model for safe energy, or will it be an environmental and proliferation risk?

Eve Conant |

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Rockets' Red Glare

No, Iron Dome does not prove that "Star Wars" was right.

Yousaf Butt |

Argument

Red Balloon

Is Congress inflating the China threat?

Tom Z. Collina |

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Relationship Advice

Don't believe the loose talk of Barack Obama exacting vengeance on Benjamin Netanyahu -- the two leaders need each other too much to let old grudges get in the way.

David Makovsky |

Amy Zegart

Nate Silver vs. Kim Jong Un

Why we can't figure out what North Korea will do next.

Amy B. Zegart |

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Trouble in Pyongyang

As the United States dithers, an emboldened North Korea is quietly establishing itself as a small nuclear power.

Joel S. Wit |

Argument

A Tale of Two Mitts

We know where Barack Obama stands on the world's most dangerous weapons. But what's Mitt Romney's nuclear policy?

Joe Cirincione |