The U.S. nuclear arsenal comprises thousands of nuclear weapons and three methods of delivery, sometimes called “legs.”
New polling shows that a bipartisan majority of Americans support alternatives to the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent. Cancelling this unnecessary program would save billions and make America safer.
NEW START AGREEMENT EXTENDED THROUGH 2026 On February 3, the United States and Russia extended New START (New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) for five years. This extension limits the U.S. and Russian nuclear arsenals for another five years, encouraging transparency and verification measures. As Executive Director John Tierney told Newsweek, “Every day that New START is in force […]
By Isabel Martinez and Anna Schumann The Biden administration has made history with many of its nominations and appointments, from the first female U.S. intelligence leader to the first Black Secretary of Defense, and many other positions that will be key to U.S. and global security and peace measures. Now, the country’s top day-to-day nuclear […]
Research Analyst Samuel Hickey co-authored an op-ed in The Washington Post detailing the issues with designating countries or foreign entities as terrorists. Last week, the State Department announced that it would revoke the designation of Yemen’s Houthi rebels as a terrorist organization. This would reverse one of the big decisions of the closing days of the Trump […]