Chuck Hagel

  On the radar: The triad modernization myth; Pentagon keeps nuclear triad safe from budget cuts; Iran in full compliance of interim deal; Having patience for final Iran deal; US approves Vietnam nuclear pact; Sanctions now a domestic political tool.   Read more »
Posted on February 25, 2014
  On the radar: Buying ways out of bad morale; Didn’t work last time either; High level talks for North and South Korea; and Obama promises Iran sanctions enforcement.   Read more »
Posted on February 12, 2014
  On the radar: Iran to provide information and explanations; Sanctions bill gets partisan; What’s in store for upcoming Nuclear Security Summit; Hagel orders ethics reporting; Uncovering nuclear security gaps; and Working toward preventing nuclear devastation.   Read more »
Posted on February 10, 2014
  On the radar: Navy rocked by accusations of cheating; Hagel makes reassuring phone calls; Nuclear weapons an obsolete mission; Syria chemical weapon letter to Kerry and Hagel; Iran complying with deal terms; U.S. ambassador to Russia steps down; and North and South Korea take steps toward family reconciliation.   Read more »
Posted on February 5, 2014
  On the radar: Giving talks a chance to succeed; Concern over ICBMs; Worrying about the bomb again; Ross on the state of play; Fissile materials security; Sanctions violations; and Unlawful possession of “WMD.”   Read more »
Posted on January 27, 2014
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has ordered two reviews of America's nuclear force in the wake of mounting reports of drug use, drinking, womanizing, cheating and lapsed discipline among top officers. But if the studies focus only on personnel, it will be little more than rearranging the deck chairs on a nuclear Titanic. The core problem is not the people; it's the mission. Read more »
Posted by Joe Cirincione on January 24, 2014
  On the radar: Straightening out the ICBM mission; Longstanding Air Force troubles; Increased B61 accuracy; Negative outcomes of Iran sanctions; Enrichment and a comprehensive deal; and Strangelove was all too real.   Read more »
Posted on January 24, 2014
  On the radar: A pragmatic approach for Iran; Sanctions could kill the deal; Drug probe at missile base; Russia prepping oil deal; and how the U.S. ranks on nuclear security.   Read more »
Posted on January 10, 2014
  On the radar: The state of global nuclear security; The most dangerous country; Hagel on triad, costs; Nuke budget doesn’t match strategy; Negotiations with Iran continue; Iran's centrifuges; Dooming diplomacy; Hagel’s rare visit; and U.S. and Taiwan sign nuclear trade accord.   Read more »
Posted on January 9, 2014
Writing for Defense One, Joe Cirincione urges the U.S. and Russia to move past Snowden and focus on long-standing bilateral security threats. Read more »
Posted by admin on August 8, 2013