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Trump to Keep Iran Nuclear Deal

Tom McCuin / Oct 13, 2017

Trump will keep Iran nuclear deal but require a list of actions considered “material breaches.”

Nobel Prize for Idealistic Futility Once Again Awarded

Tom McCuin / Oct 12, 2017

Last week, the Nobel Committee announced that the winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize for Peace will be given to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.

North Korean Information Operations or Cluelessness?

Tom McCuin / Sep 27, 2017

The Washington Post reported that DPRK diplomats at the UN have been reaching out to Republican strategists “in an apparent attempt to make sense of President Trump and his confusing messages to Kim Jong Un’s regime.”

Will North Korea Test a Warhead Over the Pacific?

Tom McCuin / Sep 25, 2017

Kim knows such a launch and test would likely be a bridge too far for Trump, if not the rest of the world. So all the heated talk in the past week may have just cooled things off for a while.

How the Iran Nuclear Deal Paved the Way for Iran to Increase Its Extremist Influence

Tom McCuin / Sep 21, 2017

Iran will continue to be a destabilizing influence in the Middle East, and the west ought not to tolerate that now any more than we did before Iran began pursuing a nuclear weapon.

Brinksmanship in North Korea’s Nuclear Strategy and a Crazy Dictator’s Predictability

Tom McCuin / Sep 6, 2017

Kim Jong-un, as much as we like to call him “crazy,” surely knows there is no scenario where he uses a nuclear weapon, successfully or not, that does not end with the utter destruction of his country.

The New Cold War – Is a War with Russia Heating Up?

Peter Suciu / Jul 16, 2017

Since 2016, some scholars in the mainstream media have been warning of the New Cold War. That term may not fit today’s reality.

Strategic Mission Systems Awarded Nuclear Communications Support Contract – DoD Daily Contracts

Lindy Kyzer / Jun 23, 2017

Strategic Mission Systems was awarded a $73.1 million contract for national and nuclear communications support for the E-4B fleet.

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