How to prevail in the Second Nuclear Age?

The Russian Factor in the Second Nuclear Age

By SLD Team

The Russians have demonstrated a continued commitment to the upgrade and deployment of tactical and strategic nuclear weapons.

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The 94th AAMDC: Warriors of the Second Nuclear Age

By Robbin Laird

While we debate the emergence of the second nuclear age, real world warrior in the US military are preparing to deal with the threat.

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Tactical Nuclear Weapons in the Russian Black Sea Fleet: In Play in the Current Crisis?

By Ed Timperlake

A forgotten element in the Crimean crisis is the Russian fleet and tactical nuclear weapons.

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The Imperative of American Nuclear Modernization: Meeting the Challenge of An Expanded Nuclear Threat

By Zbigniew Mazurak

The US needs to modernize its nuclear arsenal to deal with evolving nuclear challenges.

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The Impact of Culture on Rules of Nuclear Deterrence: The Iranian Case

By SLD Team

The proliferation of nuclear weapons is NOT just about weapons it is about proliferation of CULTURAL understandings of what constitutes deterrence as well.

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Report from India’s DEFEXPO: First Indian SSBN to Deploy Next Year

By Guisan Luthra

New Delhi. India’s first nuclear powered nuclear attack submarine, INS Arihant, should be ready for deterrence patrols from 2015, roughly in about a year’s time from now.

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Deterrence and the Human Factor in the Second Nuclear Age

By Ed Timperlake

How to deter a cult of personality leader sitting on top of a nuclear arsenal?

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The Second Nuclear Age and an Australian Nuclear Option

By Christine Leah

With the nuclear dynamic changing along with the threat environment, will Australia seek a nuclear option?

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Rethinking South Korean Defense in the Second Nuclear Age

By Ed Timperlake and Robbin Laird

Dealing with the North Korean threat is a regional challenge, not just about the defense of South Korea.

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Shaping a Deterrent Strategy for Today’s North Korea

By Ed Timperlake

We need a clear doctrine and strategy to deal with the North Korea of 2014, not 1954.

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