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An Evening Honoring Jerome Grossman

An Evening Honoring Jerome Grossman

On Thursday, April 24th from 6-8PM, the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation will host a reception in honor of former executive director, Jerome Grossman, featuring Senator Jack Reed.

Global Security Newswire Story on Nuclear Security Cooperations with Russia Quotes Kingston Reif

Apr 1, 2014

Global Security Newswire Story on Nuclear Security Cooperations with Russia Quotes Kingston Reif

Kingston Reif, a policy analyst with the Center for Arms Control and Nonproliferation, said in an email that the decision to rescind the request for the laser technology "raises questions" about whether Pentagon and NNSA officials are reconsidering moving forward with other nonproliferation projects in Russia.

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Washington Times Story on Missile Defense Quotes Kingston Reif

Mar 30, 2014

Washington Times Story on Missile Defense Quotes Kingston Reif

“Because it makes us feel good to poke Russia in the eye does not mean it’s a good national security decision,” he told The Times in an interview. “There are smart and effective ways to punish Russia and help Ukraine and our Eastern European allies and there are counterproductive ways that amount to little more than political posturing.”

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Voice of America Radio Discusses the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit with Duyeon Kim

Mar 25, 2014

Voice of America Radio Discusses the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit with Duyeon Kim

Senior Non-Proliferation & East Asia Fellow, Duyeon Kim, joins Voice of America Radio to discuss the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit.

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U.S. News & World Report Story on 2014 Nuclear Security Summit Quotes Kingston Reif

Mar 24, 2014

U.S. News & World Report Story on 2014 Nuclear Security Summit Quotes Kingston Reif

“That the country is getting rid of this material sends a signal to other countries,” says Kingston Reif, a nuclear weapons and terrorism expert at the D.C.-based Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.

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World Politics Review Story on Tough Choices for Pentagon Spending Quotes Kingston Reif

Mar 5, 2014

World Politics Review Story on Tough Choices for Pentagon Spending Quotes Kingston Reif

Moreover, as the military budget tightens, nuclear weapons are competing with core service priorities for scarce defense dollars. “Privileging current nuclear weapons and delivery systems spending plans is unsustainable budgetarily and politically,” Reif says, especially once the biggest modernization bill starts coming due in the early 2020s.

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Fact Sheet: FY 2015 Budget Request for Replacement Nuclear Delivery Systems and Warhead Life Extension Programs

Mar 18, 2014

Fact Sheet: FY 2015 Budget Request for Replacement Nuclear Delivery Systems and Warhead Life Extension Programs

A summary of the FY 2015 budget request for nuclear weapons replacement and warhead life extension programs.

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Column: New Obama Budget Slashes Nonproliferation

Mar 6, 2014

Column: New Obama Budget Slashes Nonproliferation

"For the third year in a row the NNSA budget submission continues a disturbing trend of funding nuclear weapons and other programs at the expense of core nuclear and radiological material security programs. This year, the tradeoff is starker than it has ever been," writes Kingston Reif.

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New York Times Letter to the Editor on Pentagon spending by Lt. General Robert Gard

Feb 27, 2014

New York Times Letter to the Editor on Pentagon spending by Lt. General Robert Gard

"Investments in defense programs must target 21st-century security threats, not those we faced during the Cold War," writes Lt. Gen. Robert Gard for The New York Times.

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Fact Sheet: The F-35 “Lightning II” Joint Strike Fighter (JSF)

Feb 21, 2014

Fact Sheet: The F-35 “Lightning II” Joint Strike Fighter (JSF)

A detailed summary of the F-35 “Lightning II” Joint Strike Fighter (JSF)

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Fact Sheet: FY 2014 Budget Request and Appropriations for Replacement Nuclear Delivery Systems and Warhead Life Extension Programs

Feb 18, 2014

Fact Sheet: FY 2014 Budget Request and Appropriations for Replacement Nuclear Delivery Systems and Warhead Life Extension Programs

A summary of U.S. government spending on nuclear weapons replacement and warhead life extension programs in FY 2014.

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