Summary as passed by the House of Representatives. Table numbers in parentheses are increases or decreases from the FY23 Request FY23 requested levels come from the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation’s Fiscal Year 2023 Defense Budget Request Briefing Book Numbers may not add due to rounding Total National Defense Discretionary Spending Authorization (050) *Does […]
Iran, IAEA Agree on New Safeguards Plan
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 […]
Fact Sheet: The Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction Program
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 […]
How Many Nuclear Weapons Exist, and Who Has Them?
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 […]
The Mehdi Hasan Show
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.
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