Center in the News
May 19, 2013
Executive Director explains the folly of an East Coast missile defense site at this point in the system's technological development.
May 17, 2013
Kingston Reif & Miles Pomper discuss the need for Congress to act on anti-nuclear terrorism legislation
May 6, 2013
Syria’s cache of chemical weapons is believed to be the largest in the Middle East. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s stockpile of the nerve agent sarin stockpile “is estimated in the high hundreds of tons, possibly over 1,000 tons,” says Laicie Heeley, director of Middle East and defense policy at the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Arms Control & Non-Proliferation.
Apr 29, 2013
Senior diplomatic fellow and former Deputy United Nations Special Representative in Afghanistan, Peter Galbraith joins Jack Tapper of CNN to discuss CIA attempts to buy influence in Afghanistan
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 23, 2013
The Global Threat Reduction Initiative is a "core material security program to ensure that terrorists can't their hands on nuclear weapons-usable material," explains Kingston Reif, director of nonproliferation programs at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.
Apr 19, 2013
The rhetoric from North Korea has become increasingly hostile. Last Friday, April 12th, the country warned that “nuclear war is unavoidable” and declared that Tokyo would be its first target in the event of a war on the Korean Peninsula. This statement is just the latest in an escalating war of words and rising tensions between North Korean officials and the U.S. Join Truman Project President, just back from Japan, Rachel Kleinfeld and an expert panel as they discuss the current situation in North Korea, how the situation differs from that of Iran, and how we can better understand Asian hard security and the nuclear challenge.
L. Gordon Flake, Executive Director, Mansfield Foundation
Laicie Heeley, Director of Middle East and Defense Policy, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation
Alexandra Toma, Founder, Fissile Materials Working Group & Center Board member
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