After coming perilously close to losing all constraints on the world’s two largest nuclear arsenals, the New START treaty was extended through 2026. But as the United States and Russia modernize their arsenals, the threat of a new nuclear arms race underscores the need for continued cooperation.
Executive Director John Tierney was quoted in Financial Times about the Biden administration’s prospects for arms control after extending the New START agreement for five years. John Tierney, executive director of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, said the Biden administration stood a higher chance of success than the Trump White House. “Trump never […]
CONTACT: Anna Schumann Communications Director firstname.lastname@example.org (JANUARY 21 – WASHINGTON) Based on Washington Post reporting that the Biden administration plans to extend the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) by five years, just before it was set to expire February 5, Executive Director John Tierney released the following statement: “Extending New START for the full five […]
Executive Director John Tierney was quoted in Newsweek about the Biden administration’s plan to extend the New START agreement with Russia for the full five years allowed by the treaty. “Extending New START for the full five years allowed under the terms of the agreement is the right decision,” John Tierney, executive director of the […]