By John Erath The much-delayed 2020 NPT Review Conference (RevCon) has ended and, as expected, not produced a Final Document. This has predictably led a number of commentators to label the RevCon a failure, primarily for not making “progress” toward nuclear disarmament. Despite the lack of a splashy headline, the RevCon did produce some positive […]
Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
By John Erath One of the major advantages of working at the Center is the way that my colleagues can make my job easy. I had been thinking of writing a post for this blog on the opening of the NPT Review Conference (RevCon) in New York this week, but was having trouble coming up […]
This is a selection of major new content found in the 2019 Compliance Report versus the 2018 Compliance Report. This document is prepared by the U.S. Department of State annually as, “a report providing a detailed assessment of the adherence of the United States and other nations to obligations undertaken in all arms control, nonproliferation, […]
July 1 marks 51 years since the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, or NPT, opened for signature. 51 years later, here’s why the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) is still the world’s most important nuclear treaty.
Senior Policy Director Alexandra Bell wrote an op-ed in Just Security about the dangers of politicizing an arms control compliance report. “Instead of following its mandate to describe things that have already happened, the authors of the 2019 Compliance Report decided to write about things that might happen. The phrase “raises serious questions” appears repeatedly. […]