The proliferation of cruise missiles has progressed significantly and today dozens of states are in possession of advanced cruise-missile capabilities. Fabian Hoffmann looks at the strategic implications of this for Europe and suggests ways to counter the negative consequences of cruise missile proliferation.
The incoming US administration has said they will focus first on restoring the Iran nuclear deal before discussing Iran’s ballistic missiles during follow-on talks. What could realistically be achieved?
On 22 April Iran successfully launched its first military satellite, unveiling its parallel IRGC-run space program for the first time. Is Iran embarking on a hedging strategy aimed at acquiring long-range ballistic missile technology?