By John Erath Oscar Wilde wrote that “to expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.” At the risk of being considered anti-intellectual, or possibly anti-modern, I believe it would be best to approach the June 16 Geneva Summit with limited expectations for a breakthrough on arms control. This, however, is by no means a bad result. Eagerness for quick fixes could […]
There are nine nuclear-armed countries worldwide with about 13,000 nuclear weapons between them. The United States and Russia together have more than 90 percent of those weapons.
By John Erath It was announced this week that President Joe Biden will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on June 16 in Geneva. As one who focuses on non-proliferation and arms control for a living, I hope these issues will feature prominently on the agenda. And, as one who spent many years preparing policy makers […]
Executive Director John Tierney and Research Analyst Samuel Hickey co-authored an op-ed in War On the Rocks arguing that bringing up missile defense in strategic stability talks with Russia is a point of leverage for the United States, not the other way around. “President Ronald Reagan had a dream of an impregnable shield that could swat away […]
Board members Philip Coyle and National Advisory Board member Frank von Hippel spoke with Radio Free Europe about the Andrei Sakharov, known as the father of the Soviet hydrogen bomb, who would have turned 100 years old this week. “I think from at least 1948 forward, Sakharov was a man who saw the moral and […]