Tag: arms races

Explaining the Obvious in the Age of Trump

The President-Elect has called for expanding the US nuclear arsenal, not just modernizing it (old warheads may not be good warheads).  And when asked about whether this might lead to an arms race, he said woot!

Who wins arms races?

  1. Arms manufacturers and their stockholders
  2. Maybe Ken Waltz (who is already dead)

Yeah, that’s about it.  How about who loses?

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Cyber Arms Proliferation and Arms Races

copmuter duckWith the assumption of an ongoing global cyber arms race, Western governments signed an agreement to limit the sharing and selling of dangerous cyber technologies.  David Livingstone notes, “[Cyber security technology] is a lot like the arms race.  What you want to do is slow down how fast your foe develops equivalent technologies.”

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