North Korea’s Nuclear Theater

North Korea’s Nuclear Theater

The latest rocket launch creates an illusion for the people of North Korea that they live, if not in paradise, then at least in a country that holds its own.

The Politics of Iran’s Space Program

The Politics of Iran’s Space Program

Understanding the politics of Iran’s technological development should serve as a check on the unwarranted paranoia that Iran’s scientific achievements have generated in the West.

Libya and the Limits to the R2P

Some cheer the “Responsibility to Protect” as a breakthrough in international relations, but the dangers of another western intervention in a Muslim Arab country show the near impossibility of peace keeping in times of war.

Arms Race in Space

By shooting a crippled spy satellite, the U.S. moved closer to weaponizing space, which could prove cataclysmic.

India and Israel Eye Iran

India’s launch of a new spy satellite for Israel may change the geopolitical complexion of the Middle East.

Negotiating Space with North Korea

Even though North Korea’s long-range missile turned out to be a dud, Pyongyang has nevertheless achieved its aim by getting the world’s attention.