In Europe, MAB is working with the security and defense sector in seeking to expand that industry's impact as capacity building forces for global security and development. MAB also engages with governments and major regional and international actors hosting seminars and conferences on international security assistance, domestic preparedness and WMD nonproliferation.

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March 7, 2018 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

Quote of the week: “There is not much solace in raising the enemy’s requirements if he is still able to meet them.” — Bernard Brodie, Strategy in the Missile Age READ MORE

February 28, 2018 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

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February 7, 2018 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

The Trump administration’s nuclear posture statement comes at a particularly rough time, reminiscent of the transition from President Jimmy Carter to Ronald Reagan. Back then, an outgoing president had watched his ambitious arms control agenda fall to tatters. READ MORE

December 8, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

Quote of the week: “A ‘no first use’ policy would be the end of flexible response and thus of the very credibility of the Western strategy of deterrence.” READ MORE

September 10, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

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August 25, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

We know that the possibility of another war on the Korean peninsula cannot be wished away. Conflict could occur if President Trump means what he says – that the United States cannot accept a mutual deterrence relationship with North Korea. War could also happen by miscalculation. As this extended crisis plays out, relations between other nuclear-armed states have serious friction points. U.S.- Russia, U.S.-China, China-India, and India-Pakistan relations could deteriorate rapidly. On top of this, Trump might nullify an agreement negotiated during the Obama administration that verifiably limits Iran’s nuclear capabilities – even if Tehran remains in compliance with its terms. READ MORE

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