Senior Policy Director John Erath spoke with The Democracy Forum in a webinar about the reasons behind China’s nuclear buildup. Watch here.
Senior Policy Director John Erath was quoted in ANI about the reasons behind the Chinese nuclear buildup. “The risk is real, and mounting. We use the phrase ‘Great power competition’ about China and the West,” said John Erath, senior policy director for the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation. This is descriptive but not definitional, […]
by Matthew Teasdale Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in June to shore up relations with China and, hopefully, move toward dialogue and away from confrontation in the Indo-Pacific. Following a dual track strategy, Blinken paired words of cooperation and the possibility of a Biden-Xi summit with a slew of […]
By Sophia Macartney Two non-nuclear weapon states are acquiring nuclear-powered submarines. The Australia-UK-US (AUKUS) alliance is providing Australia with nuclear-powered submarines by the 2040s, and Brazil has been seeking nuclear-powered submarines since the 1980s. Pessimists say AUKUS is a proliferation risk in contradiction of the spirit of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and could set […]
Senior Policy Director John Erath spoke with DW about the Russian threats to use nuclear weapons. “Clearly, we are at something of an inflection point,” John Erath, Senior Policy Director for the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, told DW. “One of the means Russia has chosen to accomplish its end is to make threats of […]