Greg Koblentz, member of the Scientists Working Group on Chemical and Biological Threats, spoke to the Spanish-language news site El Periódico about the potential for Russian use of weapons of mass destruction in Ukraine. Gregory Koblentz, a professor at George Mason University, where he directs the Biodefense Program, estimates the risk of Moscow using nuclear […]
Executive Director John Tierney spoke on KNX News’ In Depth show about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s nuclear threats, and the possibility of nuclear use in Ukraine. His segment begins at 18:35.
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 […]
Senior Policy Director John Erath was quoted in a Newsweek article about how far Russian President Vladimir Putin might go to win the war in Ukraine. “I don’t think that the Russian leadership and Putin are irrational actors,” John Erath, senior policy director for the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, said. “The use of […]
Research Analyst Monica Montgomery appeared on an episode of The Kroc Cast podcast, discussing the nuclear concerns within the current conflict arising from the Russian invasion of Ukraine. “We cannot understate the risk of nuclear war right now. It remains low, but the fact that it’s not zero is incredibly concerning,” says Montgomery.