Russ Wellen holds down the “Nukes and Other WMD’s” desk at the Faster Times, and writes “The Deproliferator” for Scholars & Rogues and other blogs. He is an advisor to the Madrona Institute and co-moderates Terralist.
By exactly what calculus do drone strikes in Pakistan make Europe safe from al Qaeda attacks?
Soon the U.S. and U.K. will be using drones on their own soil to monitor their own citizens.
Thought to be for show, Iran President Ahmadinejad’s extreme pronouncements haven’t been taken seriously by savvy Iran watchers.
IAEA states still refuse to pressure Israel to come clean about its nukes.
Whoever began a cyber war with Iran started off with a bang.
Novelist Hans Fallada didn’t require much hindsight to divine the true nature of Nazi Germany.
A correspondent serves up the war straight — no chaser.
A successful U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan depends on keeping India in the loop.
Off-routes, third doors, and escape routes: alternatives to Washington’s Iran policy exist.
Reports that members of the IDF abuse Palestinian youths raises questions about the Israeli character and culture.
A state may win a nuclear war, but it loses its soul.
Why do conservatives believe that Iran’s President Ahmadinejad seeks the end of the world?
There are plenty of options to prevent proliferation other than force.
Somehow Americans have missed the new that most Muslims don’t hate the United States.
What if a state emulated a terrorist group and tried to smuggle nuclear weapons into the U.S.?
The Worst of Both Worlds: The “Shimano Problem” Underscores Clash of Cultures When Buddhism Spread to West
Buddhist teachers — Eastern and Western alike — who sleep with their students have left a trail of human wreckage in their wake.
However compassionate its origins, like all religions, Buddhism resorts to violence.
Iraq and Afghanistan may be a lot less ready for democracy than we think.