RECENT PRESS RELEASES
Nov 24, 2013
"This deal is unprecedented. International inspectors will have daily access to Iran's nuclear facilities to ensure that Iran is not pursuing a nuclear weapon," said Laicie Heeley, director of Middle East and Defense Policy. "This is leaps and bounds ahead of what we have now in terms of ensuring the national security of the United States and our allies, especially Israel."
Nov 15, 2013
Sen. Feinstein began her remarks by stating what hundreds of U.S. military leaders have said for a generation: “I agree with our nation’s military leaders—the U.S. has too many nuclear weapons and more can be done to reduce the size of our nuclear arsenal….[it] remains unclear is how these weapons will help solve 21st century national security threats such as terrorism, cyber attacks or global warming.”
Oct 31, 2013
So, tonight as you watch Dracula, Frankenstein or Jason, it is important to remember that some scary things cannot be packed up and put in the attic until next year.
Jul 31, 2013
“The completion of the Strategic Choices Management Review by the Pentagon is a positive sign that the Department is taking seriously the reality of sequestration,” said Laicie Heeley, Director of Defense Policy at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation. “The Secretary and Vice Chairman have spelled out future options showing that smart and strategic reductions in Pentagon spending can, in fact, enhance national security.”
Jun 19, 2013
“Looking forward to his second term, we hope to see further reductions in nuclear weapons which provide no added security and an expensive bill for taxpayers,” said Lt. General (ret. USA) Robert Gard, chairman of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation and former president of National Defense University. “We also look forward to greater progress on President Obama’s promise to secure nuclear materials abroad that will prevent nuclear terrorism.”
Jun 15, 2013
“With recent reports indicating that Iran may be open to broad discussions with the United States, now is the time for the Obama administration to capitalize on the leverage gained from sanctions and seek an end to the current nuclear impasse,” said Heeley.
Jun 11, 2013
Isaacs stated, “The House and Senate Armed Services Committee pride themselves on passing a bill, which they have done for 51 straight years – they don’t want to be the committee that wrote the bill which was vetoed.”
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