Today’s shocking revelation about the apparent suicide of a top Army microbiologist and lead suspect in the 2001 anthrax attacks has intensified the need for a thorough investigation into the only significant bioterrorism attack on U.S. soil, said Alan Pearson, Director of the Biological and Chemical Weapons Control Program at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.
by Kingston Reif INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND Since withdrawing the United States from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty in 2002, the Bush administration has moved to create a missile defense system to defend against long-range ballistic missile threats from rogue states. In 2004, the United States began deploying interceptors in Alaska and California to defend against North […]
by Christopher Hellman by Travis Sharp Download PDF fact sheet on Iraq and Afghanistan war costs TOTAL IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN SUPPLEMENTAL WAR FUNDING BY U.S. TO DATE (Budget Authority in Billions of Dollars) FY01 & FY02 FY03 FY04 FY05 FY06 FY07 FY08 FY09 (To Date) Total (To Date) Iraq 0 53.0 75.9 85.5 101.7 […]
by John Isaacs “We’ll have major progress on nuclear issues no matter who is elected. It debunks the common view that Obama is the most liberal Democratic senator, and it debunks the view that McCain is really the third Bush term.“- John Isaacs, Executive Director of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, as quoted […]
by Kingston Reif Published in the Washington Times on July 10, 2008. In “Radar shield quest” (Commentary, Tuesday), A. Wess Mitchell makes three strategic arguments in favor of extending the U.S. missile defense system to a third site in Europe. All of them suffer from numerous flaws. First, the claim that the third site enjoys […]