Brazil Missile Milestones – 1945-2003

1945: Brazil establishes the Aeronautical Technical Center for space research and rocket development. 1965: Sonda rocket development begins; first two rockets provide experience in testing thermal protections, propellants, aerodynamic configurations…

North Korea Missile Update – 2003

Although North Korea has not tested a long-range missile since 1998, the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency reports that North Korea is still actively importing raw material and components for its…

Pakistan Missile Update – 2003

Missile tests Pakistan continues to develop its ballistic missile capability with foreign assistance and has pursued an ambitious testing program. In May 2002, Pakistan flight-tested its solid-fueled Abdali (Hatf 2)…

The Missile Threat: Who Has What and Where Did They Get It?

Remarks at the Conference on Transatlantic Cooperation on Missile Defense Aspen Institute Berlin Rome, Italy It is a pleasure and an honor to discuss missile defense before this expert and…

A Vile Business

The Wall Street Journal March 24, 2003, p. A16 As our soldiers fight their way across Iraq, the world is wondering what sort of weaponry they will uncover. Outside Saddam’s…

India Missile Update – 2002

India continues to develop and test a broad array of guided missiles. The nuclear-capable Prithvi and Agni missiles were tested in 2001, and there were reports that India was working…

Israel Missile Update – 2002

Israel has an arsenal of two-stage “Jericho” ballistic missiles which can deliver a nuclear warhead to any point in the Middle East and probably beyond. Israel is pursuing a military…

Testimony: Export Controls and Weapons of Mass Destruction

Testimony of Gary Milhollin Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin Law School and Director, Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control Before the Subcommittee on International Security, Proliferation and Federal Services Committee…

Testimony: China’s Proliferation Record – 2001

Testimony of Gary Milhollin Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin Law School and Director, Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control Before the U.S.-China Security Review Commission October 12, 2001 I am…

Libya Nuclear/Missile Milestones – 1996-2000

April 1996: Libya announces that it has no intention of acquiring nuclear weapons and signs a treaty declaring a nuclear-free zone in Africa. October 1997: Russia announces that it is…