Research Analyst Samuel Hickey co-authored an op-ed in The Washington Post detailing the issues with designating countries or foreign entities as terrorists. Last week, the State Department announced that it would revoke the designation of Yemen’s Houthi rebels as a terrorist organization. This would reverse one of the big decisions of the closing days of the Trump […]
Press & In the News on the Middle East
Research Analyst Samuel Hickey spoke with Arab News about Iran’s missile capabilities. Samuel Hickey, a research analyst at the Washington-based Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, told Arab News: “Iran often operates in the gray zone between war and peace. “This strategy helps Iran further its security goals, while not necessarily provoking direct retaliation,” he […]
Research Analyst Samuel Hickey was featured as a guest on i24 News (Israel)’s The Rundown discussing an announcement that Iran was increasing its uranium enrichment.
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 […]