Research Analyst Samuel Hickey wrote a piece in Arms Control Today discussing a new agreement between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency that would bring Iran back into compliance with its nuclear verification commitments. Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have agreed to adopt a “practical and pragmatic approach” to resolving outstanding […]
As the Soviet empire collapsed, it became clear that an emergency situation was dangerously close. 30,000 nuclear weapons and a vast weapons production complex were spread over four sovereign states. Some 40,000 tons of chemical weapons and a large biological capability were also present. In response, the United States devised a program to consolidate, secure […]
Research Analyst Samuel Hickey talked to Scientific American about how many nuclear weapons exist, who has them, and how powerful they are. Strategic weapons can “reach from Moscow to Washington, D.C., while nonstrategic, tactical nuclear weapons have shorter ranges,” said Samuel Hickey, a research analyst at the nonprofit Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation. “There […]
Research Analyst Monica Montgomery appeared on The Mehdi Hasan Show, discussing the threat posed by the situation in Chernobyl, and the potential risks of the nuclear power plant being disconnected from the country’s electricity grid.
Research Analyst Samuel Hickey spoke to 95bFM, an independent radio station located at the University of Auckland, about the current attacks on nuclear power plants in Ukraine. “This is the first war to involve combat around active reactors…no nuclear reactor is designed to operate in a war zone, in fact, this is the first time […]