Author Archives: Scott Ritter
Washington’s mistake of arming the Mujahedeen against the Russians 40 years ago gave us the Taliban. We’re doing it again.
Officials still can’t confirm there was a gas attack in April. So on what grounds do they predict a new one?
Putin twice invoked an obscure 1999 treaty with the U.S. that could obligate his cooperation in such investigations.
If he doesn’t, the nuclear buildup he so callously advocates will become a reality, with Moscow several laps ahead.
And any agreement with North Korea will probably look like the JCPOA he despises.
Israel’s timely You Tube gambit against Tehran would be frightening–if it were true.
We need hard evidence about what happened in Douma before threatening war.
Trump says no one wants an arms race, but the Russians are already out of the gate.
Conditioned by partisan images, the American public misses the real danger: The FISA warrant process.
Stunning new strategy calls for more tactical weapons and nuclear retaliation against cyber threats.
The latest narrative about Fusion GPS and the Steele dossier doesn’t pass the smell test.
Closer look shows we are more vulnerable to ballistic weapons than we think. Here’s why.
The Trump administration signals a game of chicken with Russia, which could mean the death of arms control.
How a high-powered practice contracted oppo-research on Trump—and then pushed a hack story.
The ‘briefing’ is just another exercise in preferred narrative boosting.
Can THAAD avoid the system failures of the first Gulf War?
This could trigger a new arms race with Russia and China.
Stretching back to Eisenhower, U.S. containment policy created this crisis.
Trump’s decision to stop sending arms to rebels alters everything.
Definitive assessment was not what it proclaimed to be.← Older posts
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