Published in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Online on April 9, 2012 Article summary below; read the full text online. In his April 2009 speech in Prague, President Barack Obama outlined a vision of a world free of nuclear weapons and pledged to “immediately and aggressively” pursue approval of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty […]
This article was originally published at http://www.democracyarsenal.org/ and also appeared on CNN’s Global Public Square Blog. By Nickolas Roth President Obama was recently overheard saying to Russian President Medvedev that, assuming he prevails in the election this November, he would have more flexibility to negotiate on arms control issues. In response, some Congressional Republicans have […]
(WASHINGTON) – The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation today criticized the North Korean announcement of a rocket test as a “clear violation” of previous agreements.
by Robert G. Gard Lt. General Gard’s op-ed “Reason over Relics: Restructuring our Nuclear Force” was originally published in The Hill’sCongress Blog on February 22, 2012. In To End All Wars, his excellent history of World War I, author Adam Hochschild recounts how passionately some strategists defended the perceived essential role of the horse […]
by Kingston Reif Kingston Reif, “Nuclear Turkeys: The Pentagon has too much hardware once thought necessary to defeat the Soviet Union” was featured on Yuba Net on November 14, 2011. By the time you sit down for Thanksgiving dinner, the 12-member congressional supercommittee will have succeeded in meeting its November 23 deadline to approve a […]