Missiles & Space

  • Supporters of basing a U.S.

    September 10, 2009 - By Sarah Brown
  • The Carnegie Council examines the critical and evolving U.S.-Russia relationship in its new program on U.S. Global Engagement.

    July 21, 2009 - By Sarah Brown
  • What a difference a president makes. Under President George Bush, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates resolutely defended every dime of last year's $11 billion budget for anti-missile weapons programs.

    July 20, 2009 - By Joe Cirincione
  • President Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev reached a preliminary agreement to cut American and Russian nuclear arsenals by as much as a third, instructing negotiators to draft a new accord to maintain critical verification mechanisms of the 1991

    July 7, 2009 - By Sarah Brown
  • Joe Cirincione Discusses North Korea policy on "Think" with Krys Boyd. The program airs on KERA, an NPR station out of Ft. Worth Texas.

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    July 6, 2009 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • July 6, 2009 - By Deborah Bain
  • With concerns rising about a possible North Korean long-range missile test, two independent scientists say the regime may be using an old Soviet ballistic missile to boost a rocket capable of reaching the West Coast of the United States. The design of a long-range missile tested last April "represents a very significant advance in rocket technology," said Ted Postol of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and David Wright of the Union of Concerned Scientists, both Ploughshares grantees, in a June 29 assessment published in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists.

    July 3, 2009 - By Sarah Brown
  • North Korea has conducted test-launches of four short-range missiles, the latest in a series of recent provocations that included the nation's second underground nuclear blast.  "North Korea has conducted two nuclear tests, but it isn't thought to have designed a nuclear warhead that co

    July 2, 2009 - By Sarah Brown
  • There is no indication that North Korea is poised to test-launch a long-range ballistic missile capable of landing near the Hawaiian Islands during the U.S. July 4 Independence Day celebration, according to four government officials.

    July 1, 2009 - By Sarah Brown
  • North Korea's nuclear program remains a grave threat, posing a far greater challenge to world peace than Iran's controversial nuclear enrichment, according to Gareth Evans of the Ploughshares-funded In

    June 23, 2009 - By Sarah Brown