http://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2014/09/231908.htm Secretary’s Remarks: OPCW Report and Ongoing Concerns with Chemical Weapons Use in Syria 09/21/2014 12:27 PM EDT OPCW Report and Ongoing Concerns with Chemical Weapons Use in Syria Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC September 21, 2014 The OPCW’s Fact-Finding Mission investigating chlorine use in Syria recently released a second interim […]

Nuclear Weapons for South Korea Under threat of a possible fourth North Korean nuclear test, should South Korea develop its own nuclear weapon? By Philip Iglauer August 14, 2014 Nuclear tensions are again ratcheting up on the Korean Peninsula, with Pyongyang threatening a fourth nuclear weapons test in what one U.S. analyst described as its […]

Rod Lyon is a fellow at ASPI and executive editor of The Strategist. Image courtesy of The White House. Hunting Nuclear Weapons From the Sky One Pioneer’s Career Detecting Radiation From The Air The 1960s produced a lot of technological innovation in the science of mass destruction. But testing nukes also required learning how to […]

September 15, 2014 Russia’s Treaty Violations & Nuclear Instability By William Schneider Last week, officials began talks in Moscow regarding Russia’s violation of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. The agreement bans the testing or deployment of intermediate range cruise and ballistic missiles, those with a range between 500km and 5500 km. But in […]

Grand Illusion in Syria http://www.nytimes.com/2014/ 09/21/opinion/sunday/grand- illusion-in-syria.html? partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=1 SEPT. 20, 2014 Ross Douthat ACROSS years of war and at an extraordinary cost, the United States built an army that was supposed to prevent jihadists from gaining a sanctuary in the heart of the Middle East. It had American-trained leaders, American-made weaponry and 250,000 men under […]

U.S. Sees Other, More Direct Threats Beyond ISIS By MARK MAZZETTI, MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and BEN HUBBARD SEPTEMBER 20, 2014 HTTP://MOBILE.NYTIMES.COM/ 2014/09/21/WORLD/MIDDLEEAST/ US-SEES-OTHER-MORE-DIRECT- THREATS-BEYOND-ISIS-.HTML?_R= 1&REFERRER= WASHINGTON – As the United States begins what could be a lengthy military campaign against the Islamic State, intelligence and law enforcement officials said another Syrian group, led by a […]

Chinese Student Spies Overwhelm US http://m.theepochtimes.com/n3/ 968736-chinese-student-spies- overwhelm-us/ By Joshua Philipp, Epoch Times | September 19, 2014 Last Updated: September 20, 2014 10:28 am You could have one spy steal 10,000 documents, or you could have 10,000 spies each steal one document. (Mario Tama/Getty Images) You could have one spy steal 10,000 documents, or you […]

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