All News Stories for Laicie Olson
Jun 27, 2014
"Since the Obama administration will not likely place such demands on Iran in a potential Vienna deal, some say the paper sets up the White House for failure. "Such stringent parameters are likely to make achieving a mutually acceptable deal impossible," said Laicie Heeley of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.
Feb 14, 2014
“Diplomacy is so much cheaper than using the military instrument,” said ambassador Peter Galbraith, who has been heavily involved in peace negotiations for more than two decades, on a call today hosted by the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.
Jan 15, 2014
Director of Middle East and Defense Policy, Laicie Heeley joins Voices of Russia to discuss the first-step deal with Iran and Menendez-Kirk sanctions bill.
Dec 8, 2013
Director of Middle East and Defense Policy, Laicie Heeley, joins America Weekend to discuss Rep. Hunter's (CA-50) comments on nuking Iran.
Nov 25, 2013
Senior policy analyst, Laicie Heeley, joins Alice Ollstein of Feature Story News to discuss the new P5+1 deal with Iran.
Nov 8, 2013
The fight over new sanctions “is ongoing, and it’s probably going to get worse” for the administration, said Laicie Heeley of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.
Nov 8, 2013
“We want the verification. We want to be able to get in there and watch Iran’s nuclear program more closely,” Heeley said.
Oct 22, 2013
Laicie Heeley, director of Middle East and Defense Policy, joins Washington Post TV to discuss Iran.
Oct 17, 2013
"If they mean what they say – peaceful nuclear program – then they have nothing to hide," he [Colin Kahl] said.
Oct 15, 2013
“Any real confidence-building measures at this point” must include limits on Iran’s uranium enrichment and its stockpile of medium-enriched uranium, Laicie Heeley, director of Middle East and defense policy at the Center for Arms Control and Nonproliferation in Washington, said in an interview today.
Jun 14, 2013
Director of Middle East and Defense Policy, Laicie Heeley, joins NPR's To the Point to discuss Iran's election.
May 14, 2013
"The Pentagon didn’t take the time to plan in advance and now it seems like people are getting the brunt of it all,” Heeley says.
Apr 26, 2013
Mideast weapons proliferation expert Laicie Heeley tells Foreign Policy that most estimates for the actual sarin stockpile hover around "the high hundreds of tons, possibly over 1,000."
Apr 10, 2013
Laicie Heeley, at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, said the plan would be "essentially dead on arrival" in Congress.
Apr 3, 2013
Senior policy analyst, Laicie Heeley, joins The Jeff Santos Show to discuss Iran and Middle East peace.
Feb 28, 2013
Senior policy analyst, Laicie Heeley, joins The Richard Fowler Show to discuss the need to reshape Pentagon spending.
Feb 6, 2013
Senior policy analyst, Laicie Heeley, was featured on Middle East Monitor, a production of Middle East Voices
Dec 24, 2012
(The outcome) watered down or eliminated most of the objectionable House nuclear provisions, usually substituting certification requirements or reports,” said Kingston Reif and Laicie Olson, senior analysts with the non-partisan Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation in Washington, after examining the conference report last week.
Jul 19, 2012
Senior Policy Analyst Laicie Olson was quoted by Kevin Baron in the Saturday, July 21, 2012 edition of National Journal.
Jan 28, 2012
Laicie Olson, senior policy analyst at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, said in an interview with the Associated Press that she was surprised, given Obama's commitment to reducing the number of nuclear weapons, that the administration is not using its 2013 defense budget to take substantial steps in that direction.
Jan 26, 2012
The Associated Press' Robert Burns wrote an article entitled "US weapons for future include key relics of the past" that features the Center for Arms Control and Non Proliferation's Laicie Olson discussing the 2013 Defense Budget.
Nov 10, 2011
"More active U.S.-Iranian diplomacy, involving a range of issues about which the two countries differ, would expand the negotiating space, facilitate the reaching of agreements on nuclear matters consistent with U.S. interests, and permit communication to prevent crises from spiraling out of control," says Senior Policy Analyst Laicie Olson.
Aug 14, 2011
Center for Arms Control and Non Proliferation Senior Policy Analyst Laicie Olson was quoted by the AP in "Doomsday defense cuts loom large for select 12" By Donna Cassata--August 14, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
On June 29, 2011, Senior Policy Analyst Laicie Olson appeared on "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer" in a segment with Pentagon Correspondent Chris Lawrence on Iran's nuclear and ballistic missile programs.