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The Washington Post publishes Letter to the Editor on Military Escalation in Iraq by Angela Canterbury

Aug 19, 2014

The Washington Post publishes Letter to the Editor on Military Escalation in Iraq by Angela Canterbury

"If a U.S. military engagement had been designed as a limited strategy to rescue Yazidis and to evacuate U.S. personnel, we would have reacted differently," writes Angela Canterbury, Executive Director of CACNP. "But the open-ended nature of the stated mission was and continues to be alarming."

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The Hill Publishes Blog entry by John Isaacs on the similarities between US intervention in Iraq and Vietnam

Jul 23, 2014

The Hill Publishes Blog entry by John Isaacs on the similarities between US intervention in Iraq and Vietnam

"The Vietnam War should have taught us that a large foreign military force can transform a genuine problem into something worse. Yet we repeated that disastrous error in Iraq in 2003 and risk repeating it again in 2014," writes John Isaacs, Senior Fellow at the strong>Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.

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New York Times Story on Iraq quotes Angela Canterbury

Aug 8, 2014

New York Times Story on Iraq quotes Angela Canterbury

President Obama drew both support and criticism for his decision to authorize military strikes in Iraq. “We cannot afford another unwinnable war overseas,” said Canterbury while urging Congress to oppose military intervention.

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NPR Story on North Korea cites Center Report on North Korea's Nuclear and Ballistic Missile Programs

Jul 26, 2014

NPR Story on North Korea cites Center Report on North Korea's Nuclear and Ballistic Missile Programs

On Saturday, July 26th, North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan, according to The Associated Press. The missile's range suggests it could be the Hwasong-6, a variant on the Russian-made SCUD-C.

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War on the Rocks Publishes Story on P5+1 Iran negotiations by Laicie Heeley & Gen. Robert Gard

Jul 24, 2014

War on the Rocks Publishes Story on P5+1 Iran negotiations by Laicie Heeley & Gen. Robert Gard

“Negotiators from the P5+1 and Iran have agreed on four more months to ensure that they are able to negotiate the best deal on Iran’s nuclear program. But some of the toughest issues remain unresolved," write Laicie Heeley and Gen. Robert Gard.

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Senate Appropriators Defy Administration on Nukes

Aug 15, 2014

Senate Appropriators Defy Administration on Nukes

A new Senate bill released at the end of July contains a number of small but critically important victories, most notably in the realm of funding nuclear material security and nonproliferation.

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The National Interest Publishes an Op-ed on Missile Defense by Lt. General Robert Gard and Phil Coyle

Jun 30, 2014

The National Interest Publishes an Op-ed on Missile Defense by Lt. General Robert Gard and Phil Coyle

"Ever since 2002, when President Bush called for deployment of the GMD system within two years, there has been a rush to failure, with no time to do it right and a decade spent doing it over," writes Lt. General Robert Guard and Phil Coyle for The National Interest

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Edward Levine Statement on Iran Letter by Senators Menendez and Graham

Jul 14, 2014

Edward Levine Statement on Iran Letter by Senators Menendez and Graham

Edward Levine comments on the new letter on Iran being circulated by Senators Menendez and Graham

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Fact Sheet: The Ohio-Class Replacement Ballistic Submarine Program

Jun 16, 2014

Fact Sheet: The Ohio-Class Replacement Ballistic Submarine Program

A detailed summary of the Ohio-Class Replacement Ballistic Missile Program

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The promise of the Syrian chemical weapons plan

Jun 12, 2014

The promise of the Syrian chemical weapons plan

The Russia-US deal to eliminate Damascus’ stockpile has achieved a great deal—far more than the alternative would have accomplished, writes Kingston Reif in his June Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Column.

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