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NATO agrees on new arms control body

By Oliver Meier (BERLIN) On Feb. 8, NATO agreed on the mandate of a new arms control body. Allies tasked the “Special Advisory and Consultative Arms Control, Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Committee” to prepare a dialogue on confidence building and transparency … Continue reading

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Obama’s Missile Defense Plans Continue to Advance

By ACA Intern Daniel Salisbury The Washington Post recently reported: The U.S. military is on the verge of activating a partial missile shield over southern Europe, part of an intensifying global effort to build defenses against Iranian missiles amid a … Continue reading

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Trident: Alternatives and potential cost cutting?

By ACA Intern Daniel Salisbury The costs of the British Trident nuclear deterrent have emerged as an issue in British politics; with HM Treasury looking to cut costs and the Ministry of Defence insisting that cuts are unnecessary. While the … Continue reading

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UK Strategic Defense and Security Review Avoids the Main Strategic Question

By ACA intern Daniel Salisbury The U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has been ruffling feathers in the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in recent weeks. He has ruled that Trident, the U.K. nuclear deterrent, will now be paid for … Continue reading

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