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Current History (2020) 119 (813): 9–14.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Michael T. Klare The progression from semiautonomous, unarmed supply robots to fully autonomous weapons systems is likely to occur rapidly and with limited public scrutiny. © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California military weapons...
Current History (2018) 117 (800): 241–243.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of California Bruce Cumings North Korea South Korea United States Kim Jong-un Moon Jae-in Donald Trump nuclear weapons denuclearization sanctions Korean War armistice Singapore summit PERSPECTIVE Trump, Kim, and an Uncanny Diplomatic Opening BRUCE CUMINGS 241 After he swept...
Current History (2018) 117 (795): 35–37.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of California PERSPECTIVE Fear, Loathing, and Nuclear Disarmament SHARON SQUASSONI 35 The past year was one of extremes for nuclear disarmament. At the United Nations, more than 120 countries negotiated a nuclear weapons ban in re- cord time. The chief negotiator, Costa Rican Am- bassador Elayne Whyte Gómez...
Current History (2017) 116 (791): 217–222.
Published: 01 September 2017
... South Korea North Korea Kim Jong-un nuclear weapons missiles chaebol business conglomerates corruption Donald Trump China Japan 217 The reality is that powerful business and political clans are deeply embedded in Korean society and unlikely to disappear anytime soon. A New President...
Current History (2014) 113 (759): 23–25.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Scott D. Sagan Keeping the nuclear peace will require vigilance, restraint, wisdom, and a bit of luck. 23 Will the decades-long tradition of not using nuclear weapons continue, or will the weapons be used by accident or by a government trying to end a conventional war? The Future of the Nuclear...
Current History (2014) 113 (759): 40–42.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Martha Crenshaw The deep roots of extremist violence make military responses in most cases ineffective. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Martha Crenshaw terrorism Islam assassination suicide bombing weapons mass...
Current History (2013) 112 (758): 345–348.
Published: 01 December 2013
... nuclear weapons economic sanctions Hassan Rouhani Ali Khamenei Mahmoud Ahmadinejad 345 Washington must have a realistic assessment of how far Rouhani can go without inciting a backlash from the conservatives at home. Is US-Iran Détente Possible? Mohsen MiLAni On September 27, 2013, Barack...
Current History (2013) 112 (756): 283–284.
Published: 01 October 2013
... Syria Vladimir Putin Barack Obama Saudi Arabia Qatar Egypt Turkey chemical weapons PERSPECTIVE In the latter part of 2012 and the beginning of 2013, the Russian-backed Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad appeared increasingly vulner- able and likely to fall to a domestic insurgency. Yet...
Current History (2012) 111 (744): 129–134.
Published: 01 April 2012
... to greater accommodation of India s rise as a great power in the international commu- nity. The rise of China led Singapore, for example, to exhort India to become more engaged in South- east Asia. Today, even the Russians hesitate to sell advanced weapons to China, but Western firms want to be part of India...
Current History (2011) 110 (735): 136–142.
Published: 01 April 2011
...-sector governance India Kashmir nuclear weapons Jehangir Karamat Pervez Musharraf Strategic Plans Division 136 The military will never stay in the barracks until other institutions have devel- oped enough credibility to counter the army s. Pakistan s Security-Governance Challenge c...
Current History (2010) 109 (728): 237–243.
Published: 01 September 2010
... reunification United States UN Security Council nuclear weapons 237 [Adopting] unification as the central goal of policy toward the Koreas . . . . would constitute the first step on the road toward a resolution of the crisis on the peninsula. North Korea: How Will It End? chriStoph bluth On March 26...
Current History (2003) 102 (665): 259–265.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the other. Space may inevitably make China the third man in the fourth battlefield. © 2003 Current History. All rights reserved. 2003 The Regents of the University of California China United States Russia Shenzhou Apollo NASA CASC weapons taikonauts Japan 259 If the United States...
Current History (2003) 102 (660): 32–35.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Stephen Wrage In a setting where schoolchildren line the rooftops of Saddam's palaces and jamming devices interfere with guidance mechanisms, [precision weapons] may prove more seductive than productive. Indeed, they may prove largely unusable. As the president and his advisers draw up their war...
Current History (2002) 101 (657): 325–329.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Jack Mendelsohn By playing make-believe arms control with Moscow and negotiating a vaguely drafted and potentially contentious nuclear weapons agreement, the Bush administration has sacrificed the security of structure and predictability for the putative virtues of flexibility and unilateralism...
Current History (2001) 100 (650): 438–442.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Raymond A. Zilinskas Security experts have long awaited the combining of terrorism with biological weapons. Throughout the 1990s, many wondered daily why this fusion was not occurring because the two appeared to fit together so well. The anthrax letter terrorism that began in September made...
Current History (2001) 100 (648): 323–329.
Published: 01 October 2001
... to control the spread of weapons of mass destruction and that continue to enjoy universal support and approval. © 2001 Current History. All rights reserved. 2001 The Regents of the University of California arms control Bush cold war Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty missile defense mutual...