FMWG Member Ed Lyman from the Union of Concerned Scientists wrote an article arguing that the Department of Energy’s plan to build a “Versatile Test Reactor” has failed to (a) properly assess the associated costs and (b) ascertain whether there is a legitimate need for this new reactor. The Department of Energy requested $10 million in its Fiscal Year […]
New National Security
National Advisory Board Member Sen. Byron Dorgan’s op-ed in Defense One
Read the full op-ed here. Our two countries still work together on a few things. Securing dangerous nuclear materials should be one of them. Thanks to disputes over Ukraine, Syria, and elsewhere, the United States and Russia — the two countries that hold the vast majority of worldwide fissile material — have ceased nearly all cooperation that […]
Hiroshima: A Nuclear Past and Future
After weeks of speculation, it’s finally been confirmed: President Obama will make a visit to Hiroshima after the G-7 Summit later this month.
Donald Trump’s Incoherent Nuclear Policy
The current Republican presidential front-runner, Donald J. Trump, has made campaign headlines for his extraordinary comments on nuclear weapons. His statements have prompted serious concerns among the foreign policy community, generating unease even in his own party. For instance, in early March of this year, a group of over 100 Republican foreign policy and defense […]
Center Holds Capitol Hill Briefing on Pentagon Budget
Our mission at The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation is to educate the public and policymakers on issues of peace and security. On February 26, we brought our mission directly to Capitol Hill.
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