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.
Senior Policy Director John Erath was interviewed by Reaction about Vladimir Putin’s declaration that he is moving Russia’s nuclear deterrent to “special alert.” John Erath, senior policy director at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation in the US, talks to Reaction about how we should interpret this latest escalation. Do we know exactly what […]
Senior Policy Director John Erath was interviewed on RTÉ News, Ireland’s national television and radio broadcaster, about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to put Russian nuclear forces on high combat alert. “It’s clearly being done to send a message,” said Erath. Watch the interview
At its peak, the United States had more than 31,000 nuclear weapons in its stockpile. Now, thanks to various arms control agreements and unilateral reductions, the United States has a total inventory of around 5,428 nuclear warheads.