September 21, 2005Iraq
Top U.S. military commanders in Iraq have called recent efforts to sweep insurgent strongholds in Tal Afar and elsewhere “great successes.” But some insurgency experts dispute that claim, arguing tha…
May 30, 2018North Korea
Successful denuclearization will hinge on rigorous on-the-ground inspections and closing the gap between North Korea and the United States on what areas any agreement should cover.
May 25, 2018Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
The 1986 meeting in Iceland between U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev was like none other. It offers helpful context for a potential U.S.-North Korea arms control summi…
April 1, 2008United States
The U.S. Air Force is standing up a dedicated command to coordinate offensive and defensive cyber strategy within the Pentagon.
October 12, 2005Kashmir
India and Pakistan have disputed the mountainous territory of Kashmir since the end of British colonialism led to independence and the partition of the two states in 1947. India controls about 55,000…
September 1, 2009Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
George Perkovich, an expert on nuclear policy, says despite the world’s revulsion at the apparently staged elections in Iran, the United States should be prepared to talk to the Iranian government.
September 23, 2008Iran
George Perkovich, an expert on Iran’s nuclear program, says the United States and its negotiating partners should set a deadline for Iran to agree to negotiations on suspending its nuclear enrichment…