Nuclear Weapons

Trump has Realistic Options for North Korea ICBM
Trump has Realistic Options for North Korea after ICBM Test

After North Korea’s successful ICBM test on July 4, does the Trump administration have any realistic policy options to deter the Kim Jong-un regime?

Unprepared for the Storm: America is Vulnerable to EMP Attack
Unprepared for the Storm: America is Vulnerable to EMP Attack

Some dismiss North Korea and Iran’s threat, but such a view ignores the devastating impact a high-altitude electromagnetic pulse (EMP) event could have on the United States.

The Obama Administration's Feckless, Heartless North Korea Policy
The Obama Administration’s Feckless, Heartless North Korea Policy

It is past time to take North Korean crimes against humanity and the North Korean military threat very seriously.

What You Should Know About North Korea’s Kim Regime
What You Should Know About North Korea’s Kim Regime

Here is what you should know about the secretive autocratic regime that has ruled North Korea for more than sixty years.

A Low Bar and High Stakes in Korea
A Low Bar and High Stakes in Korea

There are legitimate reasons to brace for the worst on the Korean Peninsula. The challenge in bracing for the worst is to not hasten the worst.

Ike’s Military Industrial Complex

Bret Baier’s new book Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower’s Final Mission focuses on Ike’s 1961 farewell speech eschewing the “military industrial complex.”

ProvCast Episode 3: Nuclear Deterrence Theory, Part 2

In the second part of our conversation with Rebeccah Heinrichs, we cover why the United States should have nuclear weapons, the need for missile defense, how just war theory would critique the mutual assured destruction (MAD) strategy, and more.

ProvCast Episode 2 Rebeccah Heinrichs Nuclear Deterrence
ProvCast Episode 2: Nuclear Deterrence Theory, Part 1

In the second episode of Foreign Policy ProvCast, Rebeccah Heinrichs speaks about her article on nuclear deterrence.

A Defensive Shield President Trump Missile Defense
A Defensive Shield

One area, happily, where President-elect Donald Trump has left little room for concern, at least during the campaign, is missile defense.