Greg Koblentz, member of the Scientists Working Group on Chemical and Biological Threats, spoke to the Spanish-language news site El Periódico about the potential for Russian use of weapons of mass destruction in Ukraine. Gregory Koblentz, a professor at George Mason University, where he directs the Biodefense Program, estimates the risk of Moscow using nuclear […]
Executive Director John Tierney spoke on KNX News’ In Depth show about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s nuclear threats, and the possibility of nuclear use in Ukraine. His segment begins at 18:35.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has brought the world closer to nuclear war than at any time since the Cuban missile crisis. Russia’s invasion is a gross violation of the United Nations Charter, threatens world peace, is causing unspeakable suffering for millions of Ukrainians, and has resulted in Europe’s biggest refugee flow since World War II. […]
Research Analyst Monica Montgomery was quoted in a Vanity Fair article discussing the prospect of nuclear war with Russia as Putin becomes increasingly isolated. “The threat is increasing,” Monica Montgomery, a research analyst at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, tells Vanity Fair of the potential for nuclear conflict. “In general, it remains low…But it will increase […]
Research Analyst Samuel Hickey talked to Scientific American about how many nuclear weapons exist, who has them, and how powerful they are. Strategic weapons can “reach from Moscow to Washington, D.C., while nonstrategic, tactical nuclear weapons have shorter ranges,” said Samuel Hickey, a research analyst at the nonprofit Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation. “There […]