By John Erath September 21 is the “International Day of Peace,” as declared by the UN in 1981. It is therefore something beyond ironic that it was chosen by Vladimir Putin as the appropriate moment to announce a “partial mobilization” of 300,000 reservists to provide additional cannon fodder for Russian operations in Ukraine. Putin cloaked […]
Senior Policy Director John Erath spoke with Newsweek about Vladimir Putin’s latest nuclear threats. Monitoring levels of nuclear activity has been the norm since the Cold War, John Erath, the senior policy director at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, told Newsweek. … Ukraine may not get the harsh language that it wants, and Erath […]
By John Erath The much-delayed 2020 NPT Review Conference (RevCon) has ended and, as expected, not produced a Final Document. This has predictably led a number of commentators to label the RevCon a failure, primarily for not making “progress” toward nuclear disarmament. Despite the lack of a splashy headline, the RevCon did produce some positive […]
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has brought us closer to nuclear escalation than ever in a post Cold War world. One major question hangs overhead: what if Ukraine had kept its nuclear arsenal after the USSR’s dissolution? Host Geoff Wilson speaks with Mariana Budjeryn, author of Inheriting the Bomb: The Collapse of the USSR and […]
Senior Policy Director John Erath was a guest on NBC Now Tonight, discussing the latest situation in Ukraine and how Russia might seek to weaponize winter. His segment begins around the 8-minute mark.