Nuclear Weapons Spending
Oct 30, 2014
As the House and Senate begin to work behind the scenes to write a final bill of the National Defense Authorization Act, it should take the enclosed seven steps recommended by the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.
All Nuclear Weapons Spending Articles
Dec 1, 2014
"The United States’ overstocked nuclear arsenal addresses a threat that no longer exists, and instead results in elevated risks with no added value."
Nov 18, 2014
Watch John Isaacs give his analysis of Defense Secretary Hagel's recent $1.5 billion proposal to repair the U.S. nuclear enterprise on HuffPost Live.
Nov 15, 2014
Council Executive Director Angela Canterbury was quoted in the Wall Street Journal with her analysis of a press conference Friday by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, who announced his $1.5 billion plans to upgrade U.S. nuclear forces.
Oct 25, 2014
Commenting on Obama's plans to modernize the U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal, Angela Canterbury calls for more sensible plans that cut costs and unnecessary nuclear weapons.
Oct 18, 2014
"It sends the wrong message to the rest of the world," said Center Board Member Phil Coyle to the LA Times. Coyle said Obama's current plan to rebuild the US nuclear arsenal violates the administration's earlier pledge against developing new nuclear weapons.
Sep 30, 2014
Angela Canterbury, Executive Director at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, signed onto a letter urging congressional Armed Service Committees to consider changes to nuclear-weapons related provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act.
Sep 26, 2014
"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."
Aug 21, 2014
Rebuilding the Air Force’s current suite of nuclear forces won’t come cheaply, writes Kingston Reif.
Aug 14, 2014
"Fortunately, the United States can guarantee its security and that of its allies in a more fiscally sustainable manner by continuing to pursue further reductions in U.S. nuclear forces and scaling back current modernization plans," writes Kingston Reif.
Jun 17, 2014
A summary of the House Appropriations Committee version of the FY 2015 Defense Appropriations Bill.
Mar 18, 2014
A summary of the FY 2015 budget request for nuclear weapons replacement and warhead life extension programs.
Mar 3, 2014
It would be puzzling if the Pentagon shields nuclear weapons from the chopping block in its budget request, writes Kingston Reif.
Dec 17, 2013
A summary and analysis of the final conference version of the Fiscal Year 2014 National Defense Authorization Act.
Oct 25, 2013
The proposed B61 life extension program is unaffordable, unworkable, and unrealistic writes Kingston Reif in his October column for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
Sep 24, 2013
The enormous cost to recapitalize America’s fleet of ballistic missile submarines should not be swept under the rug by budget games, writes Kingston Reif in this new analysis.
Aug 22, 2013
An assessment of the claim that the President has broken a commitment to the Senate to modernize the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile.
Aug 14, 2013
The Pentagon says it is exempting nuclear weapons from sequestration. This is a terrible idea, writes Kingston Reif in this new analysis.
Aug 2, 2013
Information on the National Nuclear Security Administration’s $10 billion B61 nuclear weapon Life Extension Program.
May 21, 2013
Two Republican Senators think the United States should protect nuclear weapons outlays at all costs. They're wrong, writes Kingston Reif in his May column for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
Feb 21, 2013
Reducing the size of the arsenal makes both strategic and fiscal sense, writes Kingston Reif in a letter to the editor published in The Baltimore Sun.
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