Monthly Archives: October 2018

Full Spectrum FU: On Trump’s Withdrawal from the INF Treaty

Hitherto in the nuclear age humanity has relied upon a thin margin of survival provided by arms control, for arms control has tended to provide some measure of strategic stability and some reduction of nuclear dangers. For the most part … Continue reading

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Trump is Trying to Block Moves Toward Peace in Korea

In many respects the summitry and working level meetings between North and South Korea can be seen as a series of steps toward the implementation of the Panmunjom Declaration, and the emphasis has been on achieving inter-Korean détente and rapprochement … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Pompeo’s Covfefe of His Meeting with Kim Jong-un: Inspecting Punggye-ri and a Second Kim-Trump Summit.

It’s time to play some catch up, as events on the North Korean nuclear front have outpaced me. We’ve seen the fifth inter-Korean summit in Pyongyang, and the renewal of high level talks between the United States and North Korea … Continue reading

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Iran’s Operation Muharram Strike and the Qiam Missile: Terminal Guidance and Improved Accuracy?

Doubtless we have all seen news of Iran’s ballistic missile and drone strikes against Islamic State targets in Deir Ez-Zor province in Syria bordering Iraq. Iran refers this military attack as Operation Muharram Strike. The attack, like an earlier one … Continue reading

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