India Missile Update – May 2014

India continues to enhance its land-based ballistic missile arsenal with a robust development and testing regime. The solid-fueled Agni-V intermediate range ballistic missile (IRBM), which has a range of over…

India Missile Milestones: 1947-2012

1947: Dr. Vikram Sarabhai establishes the Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), which will later become a national center for space research, supported primarily by India’s Department of Space. 1962: The Defence…

A History of Iran’s Ballistic Missile Program

Iran’s ballistic arsenal is one of the largest in the Middle East, and, according to the Director of National Intelligence, many of Iran’s missiles are “inherently capable of carrying a…

Chinese Exports to Iran

Today, prosecutors in New York revealed that during the past three years, Chinese firms have sold Iran materials useful for making nuclear weapons and long-range missiles. The revelations were the…

China Missile Milestones – 1956-2008

1956: China’s Ministry of Defense creates Fifth Academy to develop ballistic missiles. 1964: China tests its first atomic bomb; first flight of the Dong Feng-2 medium-range missile. 1966: Combined test…

Syria Missile Update – 2005

Since the Risk Report last looked at Syria’s missiles in 2000, Syria has continued to expand its arsenal, which now consists of many hundred liquid-fueled Scud-type missiles, as well as…

India’s Proliferation Record: Nuclear and Missile Diversion

This collection of articles and testimony describes India’s diversion of civilian foreign assistance to its missile and nuclear weapon programs. Analysis Seventeen Myths about the Indian Nuclear Deal Timelines India…

Yushchenko’s Scorecard: Peace without Security?

Today’s anniversary of the Orange Revolution is being marked in Ukraine as Freedom Day. One year on, the West continues to wish that Ukraine’s new sense of liberty will be…