posted by Nathan Daniels on March 6, 2014 at 3:33 pm
Earlier this week, Russia carried out a test-fire of an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). Notification was provided under New START Protocol
posted by Nathan Daniels on February 19, 2014 at 10:45 am
Yesterday, Defense One released an article detailing how at a Nuclear Deterrence Summit last week full of advocates that support modernizing the nuclear triad, the notion of developing new intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) was dismissed. Why so, you might ask? Well, according to the current budget environment, this is just not viable.
posted by Nathan Daniels on February 5, 2014 at 11:46 am
Yesterday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing providing an update on the P5+1’s negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Wendy Sherman, contributed the progress made to a combination of “tough diplomacy” and the most comprehensive targeted sanctions regime ever imposed on a country.
posted by Nathan Daniels on January 24, 2014 at 3:55 pm
Giving personal attention to the issue, Secretary of Defense and ASP founding member, Chuck Hagel, has summoned top military officials to the Pentagon for a conference to be held within two weeks. The nuclear summit, to be lead by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, will seek to raise and address any personnel problems within the nuclear force.
posted by Nathan Daniels on January 22, 2014 at 4:48 pm
After years of contentious debate within NATO about the presence of American nuclear weapons in Europe, the United States faces a critical decision about whether to spend billions of increasingly scarce defense dollars on the upgrades needed to keep these weapons in service. Last week I attended an event hosted by the Stimson Center regarding this issue.
posted by BGen Stephen A. Cheney USMC (Ret.) on January 21, 2014 at 11:22 am
If there ever was a time to kill two birds with one stone, the time is now for our nuclear missile force.