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Jan 20, 2015

State of the Union: Obama Will Veto Legislation That Might Derail a Diplomatic Deal to Deny Iran a Nuclear Weapon​

Following President Obama's State of the Union Address, the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation issued a statement praising the President for his commitment to defend diplomacy against Congressional encroachment on a diplomatic deal.

Nov 24, 2014

News from Vienna, Progress On Preventing a Nuclear-Armed Iran

Today, the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, issued a statement praising U.S. and P5+1 diplomats on opting to extend nuclear negotiations with Iran, and to encourage all parties to continue to seek a comprehensive deal that will ultimately will prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.

Nov 10, 2014

U.S. Leading the Way on Nuclear Weapons Conference

Today, the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation issued praise for the Obama Administration's announcement that the U.S. will participate in the December 2014 Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons. This comes as a sign of renewed commitment on behalf of the President toward making good on his Prague promises of reducing the threat of nuclear weapons.

Jul 25, 2014

Leading National Security Organizations Applaud Bipartisan House Vote to Check Military Engagement in Iraq

Today, Council for a Livable World and the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation praised an overwhelming vote in the House of Representatives to require approval by Congress of expanded military involvement in Iraq. This was the first congressional expression of view on another potential war in that country.

Jul 18, 2014

Iran Talks Need More Time

Today, world powers announced the need for an extension of negotiations with Iran as diplomats work to achieve a comprehensive deal on Iran's nuclear program. The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation strongly supports more time for diplomacy—without interference from Congress—to prevent a nuclear-armed Iran and the potential for military engagement.

Jul 15, 2014

Statement by Former SFRC / Intelligence Staffer on Menendez-Graham Iran Letter

“The underlying demand that Iran dismantle all its ‘illicit nuclear infrastructure’ is simply not a feasible negotiations outcome," says National Advisory Board Member Edward Levine. "So, if the signatories really mean what that phrase says, then they do not want these negotiations to succeed.” Levine spent more than 14 years as a senior professional staff member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and over 20 years with the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

Jul 9, 2014

Global Challenges Require New Approaches, Says New Leader at National Security Groups

Veteran public policy advocate Angela Canterbury has been named executive director of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation and the Council for a Livable World.

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