Strategic Perspectives Through Research and Dialogue

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (January 27-February 2, 2021)

1. US, Russia Agree to Extend ‘New START’ Nuclear Arms Treaty https://www.dw.com/en/us-russia-agree-to-extend-new-start-nuclear-arms-treaty/a-56354318 2. US Secretary of State: Iran ‘Weeks Away from Having Material to...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (January 20-26, 2021)

1.      US Proposes 5-Year Extension of Nuclear Arms Treaty with Russia https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/1/22/us-proposes-russia-a-five-year-extension-of-nuclear-arms-treaty 2.      Russia Welcomes US Decision to Extend Nuclear Arms Control Pact https://www.aa.com.tr/en/europe/russia-welcomes-us-decision-to-extend-nuclear-arms-control-pact/2119373 3.      U.N. Treaty Banning Nuclear...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (January 13-19, 2021)

1. Pakistan Navy successfully test-fires anti-ship missiles, torpedoeshttps://www.thenews.com.pk/print/773546-navy-successfully-test-fires-anti-ship-missiles-torpedoes 2. Indian government clears $6.5 billion deal for homemade Tejas fighter jetshttps://www.defensenews.com/air/2021/01/14/indian-government-clears-65-billion-deal-for-homemade-tejas-fighter-jets/ 3. Indian, French air forces to...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (January 6-12, 2021)

1. Pakistan tests multi-launch rocket systemhttps://www.dawn.com/news/1600295 2. Indian Navy to conduct two-day mega drill from Tuesdayhttps://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/indian-navy-to-conduct-two-day-mega-drill-from-tuesday/articleshow/80215797.cms 3. India, Indonesia to soon hold joint Air Force drill—...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (December 30 2020-January 5, 2021)

1. Trump May Launch ‘Reckless’ Attack on Iran, Experts Fear https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/1/2/trump-may-launch-reckless-attack-iran-experts-fear 2. Serial delivery of Tsirkon hypersonic missiles to begin in 2022https://tass.com/defense/1241177 3. Russian Defense Ministry expects...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (December 23-29, 2020)

1. Congress provides $130 million for hypersonic missile warning satellites    https://www.c4isrnet.com/battlefield-tech/space/2020/12/23/congress-provides-130-million-for-hypersonic-missile-warning-satellites/​ 2. Enhancing Space Security: Time for Legally Binding Measureshttps://www.armscontrol.org/act/2020-12/features/enhancing-space-security-time-legally-binding-measures 3. Russia fully implemented obligations to destroy...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (December 16-22, 2020)

1. Congress boosts Missile Defense Agency budget by $1.3 billionhttps://www.defensenews.com/pentagon/2020/12/21/congress-boosts-missile-defense-agency-budget-by-13-billion/ 2. Congress races to pass $2.3T spending deal, with $696B for Pentagonhttps://www.defensenews.com/congress/2020/12/21/congress-races-to-pass-23t-spending-deal-with-696b-for-pentagon/ 3. World powers renew...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (December 9-15, 2020)

1. Pak-China joint air exercise ‘Shaheen-IX’ kicks off https://tribune.com.pk/story/2275316/pak-china-joint-air-exercise-shaheen-ix-kicks-off 2. Russian Black Sea Fleet to participate in AMAN-2021 naval exercise in Pakistanhttps://navalnews.net/russian-black-sea-fleet-to-participate-in-aman-2021-naval-exercise-in-pakistan/#:~:text=Russian%20Navy's%20Black%20Sea%20Fleet,service%20announced%20on%2010th%20December 3. PSLV-C50 will launch communication...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (December 2-8, 2020)

1. America Sold $175 Billion in Weapons Abroad in FY20https://www.defensenews.com/pentagon/2020/12/04/american-sold-175-billion-in-weapons-abroad-in-fy20/ 2. China turns on nuclear-powered 'artificial sun'https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20201204-china-turns-on-nuclear-powered-artificial-sun 3. Russia Adds Firepower to Kaliningrad...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (November 25- December 1, 2020)

1. Biden Urged to Extend US-Russia Arms Treaty for Full 5 Years without Conditionshttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-biden-armscontrol-idUSKBN2852Y0 2. Russian Aerospace Forces Successfully Test Launch New Ballistic Air Defense...

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