Despite the Trump Administration’s best efforts to degrade the Iran nuclear deal by withdrawing, claiming to snapback a global sanctions regime and attempting to build a sanctions wall for the next administration, the United States could still rejoin the agreement. The text of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) included no formal procedure for withdrawal or reentry. From a diplomatic perspective, the other parties […]
PENTAGON BUDGET BATTLE RAGES ON CAPITOL HILL The House and Senate are in the process of considering the FY21 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), making plans for how to spend roughly $740 billion of your dollars. In the House version of the NDAA, a variety of amendments will be considered, including those that would: Prohibit […]
Senior Policy Director Alexandra Bell and Program Coordinator Abigail Stowe-Thurston were guests on the Why It Matters podcast discussing the fact that a U.S. president can launch a first-strike nuclear attack at any time and, according to the law, does not need to seek advice first.
Program Coordinator Abigail Stowe-Thurston was a guest on the Press the Button podcast, discussing the latest nuclear policy news.
By Abigail Stowe-Thurston, Program Coordinator Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh made comments last week that seem to draw the credibility of India’s nuclear No First Use policy into question. He said, “What happens in the future depends on the circumstances.” The statement comes amid rising tensions between India and Pakistan. In February, Pakistan-based terrorist group […]