Front and Center: November 11

An update on arms control and national security from the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation

Nukes of Hazard Podcast

Decertifying Without Cause: Citing no substantive evidence, President Trump announced that he would not certify the Iran nuclear agreement, setting up a 60-day window for Congress to potentially re-impose nuclear-related sanctions against Iran. This episode dives into why Congress should do what it does best — nothing — with Tess Bridgeman, a former Deputy Legal Adviser to the National Security Council (NSC). Listen or download

What’s News

Communications Director Anna Schumann has enrolled in former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry’s massive open online course, The Threat of Nuclear Terrorism, and is writing about it for the Nukes of Hazard blog. In the second post, she writes about how learning about nuclear terrorism has affected her perception of safety. In the third post, she writes about discovering that a beloved fictional character is nuclear terrorist.

Center in the Press

Policy Analyst James McKeon was quoted in Angelus discussing the need for no-preconditions diplomacy between the U.S. and North Korea. Read more

Senior Science Fellow Philip Coyle was quoted in Wired discussing his skepticism over catastrophic results of a nuclear-based attack outlined by the EMP commission. Read more

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