China, India, and Pakistan have relatively small but growing nuclear arms programs. This nuclear competition is raising concern because of long-simmering tensions and a lack of efforts at minimizing the risk posed by these weapons, explains this Backgrounder.
Around the Web: Economist The New Nuclear Age
Council Special Report Strategic Stability in the Second Nuclear Age
Testimony: George Perkovich Regional Nuclear Dynamics
The attack on Ambassador Mark Lippert is a stark reminder of the conflict that divides the Korean Peninsula, but the incident should strengthen Washington's alliance with Seoul, writes CFR's Scott A. Snyder.
CFR Working Paper The U.S. Rebalance and the Seoul Process
Around the Web: 38 North Korean Unification: Before the Bonanza
Around the Web: Brookings Institution Korean Reunification and U.S. Interests: Preparing for One Korea
The U.S. government must do a better job to ensure industry regulations remain effective, says CFR's Rebecca Strauss.
Renewing America Scorecard Federal Regulation Policy
Around the Web: Time The Best U.S. States for Business
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The prime minister's speech to Congress offered a tough critique of the Obama administration's Iran diplomacy, but provided little in the way of alternatives, says CFR President Richard N. Haass.
Primary Source Address by Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to U.S. Congress
CFR Blog: Middle East Matters Did Netanyahu Make the Case?
Foreign Affairs: Lisa Goldman Netanyahu's Strategy in Washington
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is a first-rate strategic thinker who is patiently negotiating his way to a nuclear bomb, says CFR's Ray Takeyh.
CFR Global Conflict Tracker Iranian Nuclear Crisis
Around the Web: Reuters IAEA: Iran's Cooperation Is Slow
Foreign Affairs: Reza Marashi Undivided Iran
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