$696.0 billion in Discretionary Spending $627.2 billion: Base Funding $68.7 billion: Overseas Contingency Operations Increase of $2.1 billion from FY 2020 and $2.1 billion below the administration request Military Personnel: $154.2 billion, a decrease of $907.6 million from request Operation and Maintenance: $251.6 billion, a decrease of $3.2 billion from request Procurement: $139.2 billion, an increase of $3.2 billion from […]
NEW START SAFE FROM WITHDRAWAL — FOR NOW Tuesday, October 20, marked a comforting milestone for the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START). The agreement has a three-month window before a withdrawal is final, so even if the Trump administration were to pull out now, a potential Biden administration could reverse the decision and move to extend […]
Senior Policy Director Alexandra Bell spoke with National Journal about a potential agreement on New START extension.
Senior Policy Director Alexandra Bell spoke with PRI’s The World about the negotiations surrounding the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty with Russia, noting that “It’s not a gambling chip, it’s a life preserver.” Listen now
Senior Policy Director Alexandra Bell co-authored an op-ed in Defense One laying out three guiding principles that can help make future arms control dialogues more successful. “After generations of careful and painstaking work to build a global arms control architecture, it is now collapsing. The New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, or New START, is the […]