New Article and Interactive for NTI Illustrates Proliferation of Missiles in the Middle East

Iran’s ballistic and cruise missile program has long been closely monitored by the international community, but Center for Nonproliferation Studies expert Jeffrey Lewis argues in a new article for NTI that “Iran’s missile program does not exist in a vacuum.” Over several decades, many countries in the region have been pursuing missile programs, with a recent trend toward more sophisticated and indigenous programs. Lewis argues that this is a new and dangerous phase with implications for diplomatic relations in the region. Read the full article here and explore the interactive map for full histories of the missile programs in 12 regional countries. 

May 29, 2019
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CNS expert Jeffrey Lewis has published a new article for NTI about missile proliferation in the Middle East and its implications on diplomatic relations in the region.