By Samuel M. Hickey On April 22, 2020, Iran successfully launched its first military satellite Noor-1 (“light”) into low-earth orbit and simultaneously announced its parallel military space program run by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard’s Corps (IRGC). Noor was carried by a three-stage Qassed (“messenger”) space-launch vehicle (SLV) and the military satellite is believed to be orbiting the earth at […]
HOW LONG HAVE YOU WORKED AT THE CENTER? Since September 2019. WHAT IS THE BEST PART OF YOUR JOB? The best part is working with such passionate individuals who are also politically savvy. Everyone is very action-oriented, which is motivating when working on such a challenging subject. WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO WORK IN NUCLEAR […]
By James Loftis, Policy Intern The Trump Administration just released its “Executive Summary of Findings on Adherence to and Compliance with Arms Control, Nonproliferation, and Disarmament Agreements and Commitments,” also known as the Compliance Report. As directed by Congress, the Department of State is required to provide an annual report on “the status of United States policy and […]
By James Loftis, Policy Intern Shortly after news first broke on the outbreak of a novel coronavirus within the city of Wuhan in central China, conspiracy theories focused on the origin of the virus began popping up on social media feeds in the United States. The conspiracy theories and accusations that followed underscore the need for […]
The United States doesn’t need to reserve the right to nuke Australia or Togo. Take one minute and learn how the Senate can make that clear. It’s long past time to ratify the remaining Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zones.