The following is the Sept. 27, 2018 Congressional Research Service report, The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions. Read More
USNI News polled its writers, naval analysts and service members on what they consider the most important military and maritime stories in 2017.
The following is part of a series. Please also see Top Stories 2017: Navy Acquisition, Navy Operations, Marine Corps Operations, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Acquisition, International Operations and New Administration.
Nuclear escalation — tactical and strategic — is something Russians can use to cow their neighbors to get their way is real, but what may happen after using those weapons remains a deterrent to putting that doctrine into play, the co-author of a new report on Washington-Moscow conflict told USNI News last week. Read More
North Korea’s recent provocations are prompting Washington, Tokyo and Seoul to rethink how to deter Pyongyang’s nuclear power ambition with the help of China, experts on Asian defense policy said on Tuesday. Read More
North Korea’s test firing of an intercontinental missile demonstrates the urgency in forging tighter ties n between Washington and Tokyo along with Seoul in improving all defenses and underscores the importance of pulling Beijing off the sidelines to rein in Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions, four recently retired U.S. and Japanese officers agreed Friday. Read More
The U.S. Army and Republic of Korea forces fired missiles into the sea in a show of military power following a July 4, 2017 test launch of a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile earlier that day. Read More
A Sunday North Korean missile test shows Pyongyang may be further along in developing a missile capable of hitting U.S. territory with a nuclear weapon than previously thought. Read More
The following is the Feb. 10, 2017 Congressional Research Service report: U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues. Read More
The following is the Sept. 27, 2016 Congressional Research Service report: U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues. Read More
The following is the March 10, 2016 Congressional Research Service report, U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues. Read More