Monthly Archives: September 2013

T-LORAMIDS: Putting Turkey’s Missile Defense Tender in Context

While Turkey mismanaged the T-LORAMIDs missile defense tender, the selection of a Chinese firm was not intended to send a signal to the West. The evidence strongly suggests that Ankara chose the system because of its emphasis on coproduction arrangements … Continue reading

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Doveryai no proveryai: Deterrence and Verification in Syria

Doveryai no proveryai – “Trust but verify.” Arms Control is all about verifying a state’s declarations, so as to ensure that both sides honor their agreement – whether it be about missiles, nuclear warhead numbers, or chemical weapons – to … Continue reading

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