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Loose Nukes

Christie's Absurd Claims

Paul Abrams | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Governor Chris Christie claimed President Obama came into office in a crisis, and did not lead. Moreover, he suggested the president did not recognize problems and push to solve them. He must not understand the meanings of two words: "filibuster" and "abuse."

Whose Nukes Are You Calling Loose?

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russ Wellen

Russians can't help but be offended by constant references in the U.S. press and in national security circles to the danger of loose nukes winding up in the hands of terrorists.

Loose Nukes

Will Durst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Durst

Since you can't tell your nuclear players apart without a Nuclear Players Scorecard, here they are, with my official Threat Level grading.

Obama's Big Picture: Are You Missing That Old-Time Strategery?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

So he has a big meeting -- big deal. The top guys from 40-some countries, they all have to drop what they're doing and troop over to Washington. And meanwhile, they tie up traffic. Great.

Managing Risks in Public Policy: Impact vs. Probability?

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Walking barefoot through airport security makes little sense if our ports are unprotected. Let's gather the courage to redirect our resources to risks that are high probability and high impact.

Why Terrorists Never Have Gotten Hold of a Nuke and Why the Taliban Won't Be First

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Keith Thomson

Say the Pakistani government somehow falls to the Taliban. With a maniac at the button, cities in the Pakistani arsenal's 2,500-kilometer range could get turned into vacant lots.

10 Reasons to Be Hopeful About 2009 and 3 Reasons to be Terrified

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sarah van Gelder

We humans have the free will to make choices that assure our collective survival, or do otherwise. We have the creativity and intelligence to build on the best possibilities while averting the worst.