By John Erath One of the benefits of working at the Center is the opportunity to collaborate with some of the top experts in the field, people who bring knowledge, insight and a variety of different viewpoints to discussions of international security. Earlier this year, I was privileged to chair a panel including one such […]
Gatekeeping nuclear-powered submarines: What will the precedent be?
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 […]
How safe is depleted uranium and why is the UK’s decision to send it to Ukraine prompting debate?
Senior Policy Director John Erath spoke with Euronews about the British decision to send depleted uranium to Ukraine. “John Erath, a Senior Policy Director at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation told Euronews: “They’re not considered nuclear weapons. They do not have a nuclear component. And so they are not covered by nuclear non-proliferation treaties. They […]
Fact Sheet: Project Sapphire
Project Sapphire was a successful covert operation that took place in 1994 and transferred highly enriched uranium (HEU) from Kazakhstan to the United States. The project was a joint effort between the United States, Kazakhstan, and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to secure and remove weapons-grade nuclear material from Kazakhstan and prevent it from […]
Thông điệp răn đe hạt nhân của Nga trước sức ép từ phương Tây
Senior Policy Director John Erath spoke with VNExpress, a Vietnamese-language publication, on the possibility of Russia deploying nuclear weapons. The article is in Vietnamese. Read more
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