Trump's Offer To Reduce Nuclear Forces: Betrayal Or Brilliant?

Opinion | Rod D. Martin
An Ohio-class nuclear submarine. The oldest Ohio submarine will be decommissioned in 2027 (Photo:Mass Communication Spc. 1st Class James Kimber/U.S. Navy/Handout via Reuters)

Trump will bargain away nuclear forces we don’t need in exchange for conventional strength.

Why Does The Energy Department Control The Nuclear Arsenal?

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile was launched at 4:36 a.m. PST during an operational test Dec. 17, 2013, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The 30th Space Wing manages the Department of Defense's space and missile testing program, and launches satellites into polar orbit from the West Coast using expendable boosters. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Yvonne Morales/Released)

Civilian control of the military

The New Disarmament Agenda

Opinion | Peter Huessy
Russian servicemen equip an Iskander tactical missile system at the Army-2015 international military-technical forum in Kubinka, outside Moscow, Russia, in this June 17, 2015 file photo. Russia will create three new military divisions on its Western flank in 2016 and bring five new strategic nuclear missile regiments into service, Sergei Shoigu, the country's defence minister, was quoted as saying by news agencies on January 12, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin/Files

Reducing our nuclear capabilities would magnify the role of nuclear weapons in the strategy of our adversaries

Peace And Restraint Through Arms Racing

| Peter Huessy
An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California at 11:01 p.m. On February 25, 2016. The unarmed Minuteman III missile blasted off from a silo at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California late on Thursday, headed toward a target area near Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands of the South Pacific. REUTERS/Kyla Gifford/U.S. Air Force Photo/Handout via Reuters

The US has delayed or stopped any nuclear modernization effort. Is this a good thing?

A Nuclear-Armed South Korea?

Opinion | Peter Huessy
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guides on the spot the underwater test-fire of strategic submarine ballistic missile in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on April 24, 2016. KCNA/via REUTERS

North Korea could be a very real missile threat, but some are advocating a pullout of U.S. pullout from its Southern counterpart.

Scarborough: Trump Asked Three Times During National Security Briefing About Using Nukes

Elections | Steve Guest

‘If we have them, why can’t we use them?’

More Than Numbers: Nuclear Weapons Reductions And The Strategy Of Diversity

Opinion | Peter Huessy
Russian servicemen equip an Iskander tactical missile system at the Army-2015 international military-technical forum in Kubinka, outside Moscow, Russia, in this June 17, 2015 file photo. Russia will create three new military divisions on its Western flank in 2016 and bring five new strategic nuclear missile regiments into service, Sergei Shoigu, the country's defence minister, was quoted as saying by news agencies on January 12, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin/Files

When looked at in total, the U.S. deterrent force has many multiple strengths but also weaknesses.

Why It's Not The Time To Pull Back On Nuclear Weapons

Opinion | Peter Huessy
Russia Nuclear.JPEG

The Cold War was won through strength and deterrence

How The Nuclear Arms Control Lobby Actually Killed Arms Control

Opinion | Peter Huessy
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during his meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama at the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, March 31, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

What future U.S. Senate is going to approve a treaty where the USA ends up behind the nuclear 8-ball?

If Kidnapping Sailors Won't Change The Administration's Course With Iran, What Will?

Opinion | Charles Hoskinson
An undated picture released by Iran's Revolutionary Guards website shows American sailors sitting in a unknown place in Iran. REUTERS/sepahnews.ir/TIMA/Handout via Reuters

Why Iran’s boat seizure matters

North Korea Clearly Saw 'Iran Gaming The System,' Expert Says

Daily Caller News Foundation | Russ Read
North Korean soldiers stand guard at the beginning of the parade celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of Workers' Party of Korea in Pyongyang October 10, 2015. Isolated North Korea marked the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers' Party on Saturday with a massive military parade overseen by leader Kim Jong Un, who said his country was ready to fight any war waged by the United States. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

‘North Korea has played the U.S. time and time again’

North Korea Says It Just Sucessfully Tested A Hydrogen Bomb

World | Scott Greer
North Korean leader Kim Jung Un guides the test fire of a tactical rocket in this undated file photo

‘This H-bomb test brings us to a higher level of nuclear power’

Kim Jong Un Claims To Have H Bomb After Possible Assassination Attempt

Daily Caller News Foundation | Russ Read
KCNA picture shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaking at an emergency meeting of the Workers' Party of Korea Central Military Commission

Experts not convinced

Russia-Linked Smugglers Tried Selling Nukes To ISIS

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ivan Plis
A protester wearing a gas mask and a kaffiyeh holds a fake rocket with the Israeli flag, swastikas and a nuclear symbol on July 13, 2014 in Paris, during a demonstration against Israel and in support of residents in the Gaza Strip, where a six-day conflict has left 166 Palestinians dead. (KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

‘I really want an Islamic buyer because they will bomb the Americans’

China Ups The Ante In Nuclear Warfare Capabilities

Tech | David Hookstead
Chinese Submarine

The submarine can hit anywhere in the United States

Why The U.S. Still Needs Its Nuclear Weapons

Opinion | Peter Huessy
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the head of the country's Atomic Energy Organization, Ali Akbar Salehi, arrive for a nuclear deal review meeting in Tehran

Whatever one believes, the fight over nuclear modernization must be taken seriously.

The Nobel Committee Should Take Another Look At Obama's Nonproliferation Record

Opinion | Jeffrey Ballabon and Bruce Abramson
Barack Obama

If Iran gets the bomb on the president’s watch, an arms race could follow.

Peak Narrative: The Iranian Nuke Deal That Wasn't

Opinion | Bill Frezza
President Obama speaks about the framework agreement on Iran's nuclear program during a statement in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington

Each side hears what it wants to hear, and tells its gullible citizens whatever it wants to tell them.

Just Buy Iran's Nukes

Opinion | David Benkof
Mideast Iran.JPEG

Call their “peaceful purposes” bluff and offer cash

Obama And Iran: Let's Make A Deal At Any Cost

Opinion | James Zumwalt
Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif gestures as he speaks during a news conference in Lausanne

Obama’s Iran strategy represents a complete capitulation of U.S. interests.