Are Russian nuclear weapons on the rise in the Arctic?

As Senior Fellow in Arctic Security at The Simons Foundation, the following introduces a posting on my Disarming Arctic Security blog on the Foundation website. Click on the link below for the complete article.

The Barents Observer reported in January that “the number of strategic warheads deployed from the Kola Peninsula is on the rise for the first time since the collapse of the USSR.”   Modernization of Russia’s sea-based nuclear arsenal, a predominantly Arctic force, is part of a disturbing global trend, but it doesn’t necessarily mean an expanded nuclear arsenal in the Arctic. Continue reading at The Simons Foundation.

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