Meanwhile, a missile defense test fails

In between rounds of the food fight over Edward Snowden and the NSA (which I admit I gladly started), it’s important to squeeze in some nuclear news. Here’s the short version: missile defense still won’t work. As the Los Angeles Times reported: . . . Continue reading →

The Axis of Crazy

After the Cold War, America was supposed to enjoy a long stretch of peace and quiet, in which the remaining superpower and its North Atlantic allies would administer a liberal order of global cooperation and trade. That was never a realistic idea. . . . Continue reading →

Deterrence and defenses: Interview in “The Diplomat”

Harry Kazianis and I had a colloquy yesterday that was published this morning at The Diplomat. Harry asked good questions; whether my answers were as good is up to you.