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LA Times Cites Phil Coyle on NATO's Nuclear Weapons

Sep 23, 2014

LA Times Cites Phil Coyle on NATO's Nuclear Weapons

Philip Coyle, who recently served as a security advisor in the Obama administration, said he believed the B61s should be withdrawn from Europe under a program that would allow for rapid deployment in the case of a military emergency."The more places you have them, the more opportunity there is for things to go wrong," said Coyle.

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US News Cites Kingston Reif on the Islamic State's Potential for Chemical Weapons

Sep 16, 2014

US News Cites Kingston Reif on the Islamic State's Potential for Chemical Weapons

"I’m not terrifically concerned about it,” he says, “except for the use in terror attacks.” The Islamic State has already demonstrated its ability to use advanced armaments, and Reif worries about the dangerous combination of adding deadly chemicals to an improvised version of these weapons. He adds, however, that the international effort to rid Syria of its chemical weapons has greatly reduced that threat.

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The Economist Quotes Kingston Reif and Phil Coyle on Missile Defense

Sep 6, 2014

The Economist Quotes Kingston Reif and Phil Coyle on Missile Defense

As the U.S. attempts to build a defensive shield against long-range ballistic missiles, Kingston Reif and Phil Coyle echo that these efforts may be doomed.

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Edmund Sun Story Cites Center's Fact Sheet on Missile Defense

Sep 2, 2014

Edmund Sun Story Cites Center's Fact Sheet on Missile Defense

The Center for Arms Control and Nonproliferation 2014 fact sheet on missile defense was picked up by a local Oklahoma newspaper.

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Arms Control Association Quotes Kingston Reif on "Generation Prague"

Sep 1, 2014

Arms Control Association Quotes Kingston Reif on "Generation Prague"

Reif was cited as one of the young experts on nuclear weapons who, having drawn inspiration from Obama's 2009 speech insisting on the elimination of nuclear weapons, are known as Generation Prague.

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Finalizing the FY 2015 National Defense Authorization (NDAA): Key Issues for Congress

Oct 30, 2014

Finalizing the FY 2015 National Defense Authorization (NDAA): Key Issues for Congress

Congress will soon need to make final revisions in order to pass the Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act. In its considerations, it should take these seven steps recommended by the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation in order to pare down excess spending.

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Defense One Publishes Article on Nuclear Spending by Angela Canterbury and Kingston Reif

Sep 26, 2014

Defense One Publishes Article on Nuclear Spending by Angela Canterbury and Kingston Reif

"As the bill for nuclear weapons grows larger and larger in the coming years, Congress must scrutinize the commitment to keep last century’s nuclear arsenal," writes Angela Canterbury and Kingston Reif for Defense One

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Real Clear Defense Publishes Article on U.S. Tactical Weapons in Europe by Kingston Reif

Sep 5, 2014

Real Clear Defense Publishes Article on U.S. Tactical Weapons in Europe by Kingston Reif

"To the extent nuclear weapons are a topic of discussion at the summit, the emphasis should be on moving towards a strategy that better reflects the current threat, political, and financial environments," writes Kingston Reif for Defense One

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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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