Tag Archives: East Asia

Korean Missile Envy

By Greg Thielmann The United States and it close ally, the Republic of Korea (ROK), have just scored an “own goal” by agreeing to allow ROK development of longer-range ballistic missiles – a move that will set back international efforts … Continue reading

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China’s Nuclear Modernization Efforts Cast A Long Shadow

By Kathleen E. Masterson The modernization of China and Russia’s nuclear arsenals and delivery systems were the subject of a House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee hearing on Oct. 14. The hearing took place in the context of a recent … Continue reading

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South Korea’s Quest for Better Missile Deterrence

By Kathleen E. Masterson South Korea and the United States have recently entered working-level talks to discuss extending the range of South Korea’s missiles. A decade ago Seoul successfully lobbied Washington for entry into the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), … Continue reading

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65 Years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki

By Eric Auner In August 1945, nuclear weapons were used in war for the first and last time. The Wall Street Journal reports that for the first time the U.S. is sending a representative to Japan’s annual ceremony commemorating the … Continue reading

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