The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation distills complex information into easily digestible and succinct factsheets for educational purposes. Below are selected factsheets on topics relating to nuclear weapons, non-proliferation policy, Pentagon spending and more.


The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty Preservation Act of 2017

Brief Analysis of Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Appropriations Conference Report

Summary of Senate Version of Fiscal 2016 National Defense Authorization Bill

Major Differences Between House and Senate Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Authorization Bills

Nuclear Weapons

The U.S. Nuclear Triad

U.S. Nuclear Arsenal: Costs and Constraints

U.S. Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons

Is a New Nuclear Cruise Missile Necessary?

Global Nuclear Weapons Inventories in 2015

U.S. Nuclear Weapons Total Inventory

Government, Former Government Officials Agree: U.S. Nuclear Weapons Spending Plans Costly

North Korea

North Korea’s Fourth Nuclear Test

North Korea’s Fifth Nuclear Test


Nuclear Terrorism: A Clear and Present Danger

Preventing a Dirty Bomb: Why Radiological Security Matters

Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation 

MOX Fuel Program: Current Plans and Controversy 

FY 2017 Budget: Nuclear Non-Proliferation

Defense Nuclear Non-Proliferation Program Restructuring Explained

Defense Budget

Analysis of President Trump’s Proposed FY 2018 Pentagon Budget
FY17 Defense Budget Briefing Book

F-35 Joint Strike Fighter: Costs and Challenges 

U.S. Ballistic Missile Defense

Iran Deal

Iran Nuclear Deal: Correcting Misconceptions

Is there a New Secret Side Deal with Iran?

Iran and the Additional Protocol

Implementation of the Iran Nuclear Deal 

The Iran Deal: Debunking the Myths

Understanding the Iran Deal

Longevity of Major Iran Nuclear Agreement Provisions 

Who Supports the Iran Nuclear Agreement? 

If Congress Says No: The Consequences of a Rejected Agreement with Iran


Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty

The Treaty on Open Skies

Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR)

Understanding the New START Agreement