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Bullets and Bytes

Our security blog on military affairs, terrorism, intelligence, and cyber warfare


NATO isn’t “obsolete;” its relevance is unchanged.


New dialogue on military affairs and armament can help rebuild security in East-West relations.


How the EU, Russia, and China can protect the Iran nuclear deal.


Assertive rhetoric about European security autonomy rings hollow.


Changing the dynamic between NATO and Russia will be essential to preserving European security.


Donald Trump isn’t the only one to question the worth of the transatlantic alliance, but the critics miss what it achieves for the United States.


The Warsaw summit re-affirms the role of nuclear deterrence in the alliance.


German military and security policy still suffers from serious constraints.


A refresher course for what the West will need to do to re-establish a deterrence regime.


On April 2, 2015 in Lausanne EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif presented parameters for an agreement about Iran’s nuclear program. What kind of deal is in the making? (2 of 2)


On April 2, 2015 in Lausanne EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif presented parameters for an agreement about Iran’s nuclear program. What kind of deal is in the making? (1 of 2)


“Nuclear disarmament” has always sounded better in theory than in practice. With more countries flexing their nuclear muscle – especially Russia – a more realistic strategy to manage nuclear arms is necessary. The West must fundamentally re-think means and ends.