Research Analyst Samuel Hickey talked to Scientific American about how many nuclear weapons exist, who has them, and how powerful they are. Strategic weapons can “reach from Moscow to Washington, D.C., while nonstrategic, tactical nuclear weapons have shorter ranges,” said Samuel Hickey, a research analyst at the nonprofit Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation. “There […]
Executive Director John Tierney spoke with ABC News about thermobaric weapons. “It’s a particularly nasty weapon. It’s a terrible way to die. It has a really broad effect and is probably most useful against hardened facilities,” John Tierney, executive director at the Center for Arms Control & Non-Proliferation in Washington, D.C., told ABC News. Tierney, […]
Senior Science Fellow and Scientists Working Group member John Gilbert appeared on BBC World News to discuss the risk of potential Russian use of biological and chemical weapons in Ukraine.
Senior Policy Director John Erath was quoted in a Newsweek article about how far Russian President Vladimir Putin might go to win the war in Ukraine. “I don’t think that the Russian leadership and Putin are irrational actors,” John Erath, senior policy director for the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, said. “The use of […]
Greg Koblentz, member of the Scientists Working Group on Chemical and Biological Threats, spoke with BBC World Newshour disputing claims that Ukraine seeks to build chemical or biological weapons and discussing Russia’s own chemical weapons stockpile.