For some time now, I’ve been saying it’s not a big deal that Russia is yanking our chain on the INF Treaty. I still don’t think it’s a big deal in military terms; Russia isn’t suddenly going to reemerge as a first-rank . . .
The folks over at The National Interest asked me to consider the question of how we could get to a full-blown nuclear war today, when it seems unlikely, and to choose five paths to that grisly end.Â I came up with: Mechanical . . .
I had a longish piece today in The National Interest, where they asked me to take a look at Russia’s nuclear forces in the coming year or so. (Since I did write a book on it, and all.) Here’s what I said: . . .
By now, it should be obvious that there isn’t much we in the West can do about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s seizure of the Crimea from Ukraine. This is a tremendous crisis, easily the worst of the post-Cold War world. U.S. and . . .