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Sameer Lalwani quoted in The Wire on India's Nuclear Doctrine

Washington: If India fears imminent use of nuclear weapons by Pakistan, will it go first, upending its doctrine of ‘no first use’, and conduct a comprehensive first strike, taking out Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal? -snip-

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Ellen Laipson's Op-Ed in World Politics Review on Iran's Role in the Middle East

Only a few months ago it was the conventional view that regional dynamics in the Middle East were working in Iran’s favor.

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Rachel Stohl quoted in Defense News on Armed Drones

WASHINGTON – In the waning days of the Obama administration, the U.S. State Department teamed with over 40 nations to issue a joint declaration on the use and export of armed drones. -snip-

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Laicie Heeley's Op-Ed in The Hill on Trump's DOD Budget

President Trump’s budget proposal was already dead when it arrived at the Capitol dome Thursday morning. Trump, like his predecessors, used his first budget as a blueprint to present a vision for his term. But the parameters have angered Democrats and Republicans alike. 

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Michael Krepon's Op-ed in Arms Control Wonk on Low Yield Nuclear Weapons

Quote of the week: “The pattern of the use of atomic weapons was set at Hiroshima. They are weapons of aggression, of surprise, and of terror.” — Bernard Brodie, The Absolute Weapon

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