Click here for the video link. “It’s [North Korean attack] a clear violation of the Korean armistice, the UN Charter and a host of non-aggression agreements. Unlike past provocations in the West Sea, this time was much more serious and much more provocative because it directly attacked South Korean territory killing lives and injuring many […]
The Obama disarmament paradox: A rebuttal
by Robert G. Gard and John Isaacs Published in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Online on February, 24 2009 Article summary below; read the full text online Greg Mello’s recent Bulletin article “The Obama Disarmament Paradox” distorts the Obama administration’s nuclear agenda by making unjustified assumptions that discredit President Barack Obama’s historic commitment to seek a […]
Center Executive Director John Isaacs Discusses START on Russia Today
Last night, Center Executive Director John Isaacs was interviewed on the Russia Today news program on START.
Watch the video to see John’s views on the impact of the December 5th expiration of START and the timeline for finalizing its successor.
Read the brief excerpt below, and then watch the video on our YouTube channel.
Here we are, almost 20 years after the Cold War ended, and both the US and Russia still have huge [numbers of] – many tens of thousands – nuclear weapons. There are about 23,000 nuclear weapons across the globe, and Russia and the US have over 90% of them. And this treaty is designed to begin the reduction process, which then has to go much further beyond this treaty. The US Senate takes a long time to deal with this treaty, so even if the two presidents of Russia and the United States signed an agreement let’s say the next month, by February, it still will take several months, maybe many months, before the US Senate ratifies.
Turning the Doomsday Clock
by Katie Mounts Published in the Register Citizen on January 27, 2010. Whether you are reading this article in Tampa or Tucson, Los Angeles or Long Island, one thing is for certain: It’s six minutes to midnight. While this may not be the normal mode of timekeeping for your dinner plans, it’s true for the […]
Duyeon Kim Moderates “2011 Prospect of Global Issues” on Arirang TV
On January 1, 2011 (10:00 KST) Duyeon Kim, Deputy Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, moderated a 60-minute TV panel discussion on South Korean global broadcaster Arirang TV’s New Year’s Special “2011 Prospects of Global Issues.”.