Nuclear Weapons News
Jan 21, 2016
Vice President for Scholars and Director of International Security Studies
Jan 06, 2016
Nuclear proliferation expert Robert Litwak analyzes North Korea’s claim that it successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb.
Jan 06, 2016
North Korea’s claim that it has tested a hydrogen bomb produces another major foreign policy challenge for the Obama administration, which has few means to address it.
Nov 17, 2015
In his book, Two Days in June: John F. Kennedy and the 48 Hours that Made History, author Andrew Cohen makes a case for the power of words and ideas.
Oct 07, 2015
"Driven on one hand by a profound sense of insecurity and a deep sense of entitlement, if not grandiosity, on the other, Iran’s desire for a putative nuclear weapon isn’t some discretionary foreign-policy option. As an aspiring great power in its region, nuclear weapons threshold status may actually be central to its own sense of identity at home and to the tools it needs to navigate the harsh world it sees abroad." writes Aaron David Miller and Jason Brodsky
Sep 29, 2015
Robert Litwak, an internationally recognized expert on nonproliferation, has been following the saga of Iran’s nuclear program since the beginning. His insightful book, “Iran’s Nuclear Chess,” has been updated now that a deal has been struck. In this interview, he spoke about the latest developments, and in reviewing the deal, he covers fears and hopes on both sides of the equation.
Sep 15, 2015
President Barack Obama and Ayatollah Ali Khamenei face different challenges in the aftermath of the recent agreement reached over Iran’s nuclear program.
Sep 09, 2015
In his updated monograph, Robert Litwak addresses the nuclear agreement between the P5+1 and Iran and assesses its terms and prospective implementation, as well as the implications should the agreement not be implemented.
Aug 05, 2015
"Although the bomb did not make Stalin back off in Hokkaido, its implicit threat made superpower cooperation an increasingly remote prospect. Hiroshima, then, made the Cold War practically inevitable," writes Sergey Radchenko.
Jul 31, 2015
Two years into a term that promised to change the tone and substance of Iran’s politics and relationships around the world, a panel of experts gathered to assess President Rouhani’s performance beyond the nuclear deal. That’s the focus of this edition of REWIND.