RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

November 13, 2018 | Opinion | Defense One

In the past, arms controllers and deterrence boosters compromised on deals that ultimately reduced nuclear dangers. No more. One consequence of the demise of political compromise on Capitol Hill is that existing treaties reducing nuclear arms are threatened with extinction. READ MORE

November 2, 2018 | Opinion | Defense One

From the strategic and diplomatic realms to the budgetary and tactical levels, Trump’s decision makes no sense. READ MORE

October 24, 2018 | Opinion | The Herald (Pakistan)

The Trump administration's diplomatic strategy toward South Asia, as enumerated in its December 2017 National Security Strategy, places a high priority in seeking “a Pakistan that is not engaged in destabilising behaviour and a stable and self-reliant Afghanistan”. READ MORE

Developments in relations between major powers and nuclear-armed states in tense regions render the future of arms control, nuclear confidence-building, and U.S. leadership in the global nonproliferation regime uncertain. READ MORE

June 29, 2018 | Opinion | The National Interest

After testing nuclear devices in 1998, Indian and Pakistani leaders genuinely believed — or stated for the record, while suspecting otherwise — that bringing bombs out of the basement would help make the region safer and more stable. READ MORE

We are pleased to announce the release of a special video series, “Retrospectives on India and Pakistan’s May 1998 Nuclear Tests,” to mark the 20th anniversary of the subcontinent’s overt nuclearization. READ MORE