By Sam Hickey On January 5, Iran announced it will breach the limits imposed by the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the number of centrifuges it installs. Despite the headlines claiming Iran abandoned the deal, the reality is more nuanced. While Iran is no longer abiding by any operational restrictions on its nuclear […]
A news article from Newsweek referenced the Center’s work. As their name implies, ballistic missiles follow a trajectory that is determined by gravity. According to the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, ballistic missiles are first powered by a rocket or a series of rockets (launch phase), then arch upward unpowered (midcourse phase) before falling […]
Senior Policy Director Alexandra Bell spoke with WIRED about how long it might take for Iran to build a nuclear weapon. “Iran seems to be taking these things very slowly and pausing for a reaction,” says Alexandra Bell, senior policy director at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation. “I think that’s an indication that […]
Executive Director John Tierney did a Q&A with the Organization for Defending Victims of Violence about the Iran deal and the Trump administration’s policy toward Iran. Q: President Donald Trump abrogated the Iran deal unilaterally with the aim of convincing the Islamic Republic to sign a new deal with the United States. More than a […]
Senior Policy Director Alexandra Bell was the featured guest on the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ video series, Say WHAT? She discussed the different approaches the Trump Administration is taking to North Korea, which does have nuclear weapons, and Iran, which does not.