Cold War 2 arms race: Will we see a return of Atomic Bomb tests?

Senior Policy Director Alexandra Bell spoke with the Express (UK) about the effects of pulling out of multiple arms control treaties. 

Alexandra Bell, Senior Policy Director at the Centre for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, believes while treaties currently in place are working to prevent further nuclear weapon testing, more work is required by President Donald Trump’s administration.

She told Express.co.uk: “It would be a horrible mistake for any country to pursue again explosive nuclear testing.

“The likely cascade effect of that would be all countries with nuclear capabilities would consider testing again.

“That poses a risk for a Cold War redux arms race.” Read more