By Bryce Farabaugh and Deverrick Holmes, Policy Interns This month marks the seventeenth anniversary of the United States withdrawal from the Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty, a landmark agreement from the Cold War that limited American and Soviet (and subsequently, Russian) ground-based, anti-ballistic missile defense systems. Originally signed May 26, 1972, between American President Richard Nixon and Soviet General Secretary […]
Today marks 17 years since the United States withdrew from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty. What’s happened since then? Nothing good!
Senior Policy Director Alexandra Bell spoke with CNN about a senior military official’s accusations that Russia was doing nuclear testing. “This accusation comes with absolutely zero evidence to support it,” said Alexandra Bell, senior policy director at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation. She noted the lack of details Ashley offered. “There was no […]
Senior Policy Director Alexandra Bell spoke with The Guardian about a U.S. military official’s accusation that Russia was violating a testing ban. “This seems to be rumours masquerading as an actual compliance assessment,” said Alexandra Bell, a former state department arms control official and now senior policy director at the Centre for Arms Control and […]
Senator Richard (Dick) Lugar, a Republican Senator from Indiana from 1977-2013, passed away Sunday, April 28, leaving behind a legacy of leadership on nuclear arms control. That legacy includes the seminal Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction program, which helped secure and dismantle weapons of mass destruction in former Soviet states after the end of the Cold […]