by Angela Canterbury In his Aug. 12 op-ed column, “The left’s … Continued
Press & In the News on Missile Defense
National Missile Defense Technology Still Falls Short by Lt. General … Continued
America’s Massive Missile Defense Mistake by Lt. General Robert Gard … Continued
The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation will host a press call with Lt. General Robert Gard and John Isaacs to outline key provisions of the Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) as it moves to the House floor.
“While the NDAA covers a broad spectrum of national security issues, the House version raised some serious concern for the future of nuclear weapons and non-proliferation programs,” said John Isaacs, Executive Director of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation. “Fortunately, the conferees watered down or eliminated many of the objectionable nuclear provisions including limitations on the implementation of the New START treaty.”
“The Republican leadership seems stuck in the Cold War, authorizing hundreds of million on nuclear weapons and missile defense programs that military leaders did not request,” said Reif. “Pentagon spending should be driven by strategic need and affordability.”
Published in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Online on February … Continued
Key arms control and national security policy differences remain to be resolved by the House-Senate conference committee including the East Coast missile defense system, withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, strategic arms reductions under the New START Treaty, the Shaheen amendment to protect military victims of sexual violence and funding for the next generation of Ohio-class strategic nuclear submarines, long-range bombers and the plutonium research facility at Los Alamos.
Published in the National Interest Online on July 26, 2012 … Continued
By Matthew Fargo Heritage Foundation President Ed Feulner’s op-ed in … Continued