Policy Analyst Monica Montgomery spoke with the Santa Fe New Mexican about what the new Biden Nuclear Posture Review means for plutonium pit production and the future of a nuclear complex site in New Mexico. “Biden administration officials have recognized the infeasibility of reaching 80 pits per year by 2030 and have not yet set […]
Gregory Koblentz, a member of the Center’s Scientists Working Group on Chemical and Biological Security, spoke with Grid News about how to think about experimentation on viruses. Pandemic prevention and lab safety rules “only move in fits and starts,” said biodefense professor Gregory Koblentz of George Mason University, pointing to the long list of past […]
Gregory Koblentz and Stefano Costanzi, members of the Center’s Scientists Working Group on Biological and Chemical Security, authored a paper in NCT Magazine about controlling Novichok nerve agents in light of recent events. Since Novichok nerve agents came to public attention following a high-profile assassination attempt in 2018, the international chemical weapons nonproliferation regime has […]
Senior Policy Director John Erath spoke with unaffiliated Russian-language channel RTVI explaining that while the situation in Ukraine worsens, he does not believe Russian nuclear weapons use is likely. Clip below is in Russian.
Senior Policy Director John Erath spoke with Newsy on the 60th anniversary of the start of the Cuban Missile Crisis about comparisons to then and now, when tensions are as high as they were then.