By Rowan Humphries This week, a piece Summer 2021 intern Shane Ward began conceptualizing last year during his time with us was published in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. In his article, Ward argues that the urgency within the United States to develop a new multibillion-dollar nuclear warhead — the first new nuclear warhead […]
Research Analyst Samuel Hickey wrote a piece in Arms Control Today laying out the current status of negotiations to revive the Iran nuclear deal. European and U.S. negotiators have thrown cold water on indications that the Iranian nuclear deal could soon be restored. EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell told the European Parliament on March […]
Updated June 1, 2022 FY22 enacted levels come from FY 2023 President’s Budget documents and the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation’s Final Summary: Fiscal Year 2022 Defense and Energy & Water Development Appropriations Bills (H.R. 2471) Total National Defense Discretionary Spending Request (050) *Does not include mandatory spending **Does not include $14.3 billion in […]
As the Soviet empire collapsed, it became clear that an emergency situation was dangerously close. 30,000 nuclear weapons and a vast weapons production complex were spread over four sovereign states. Some 40,000 tons of chemical weapons and a large biological capability were also present. In response, the United States devised a program to consolidate, secure […]
Research Analyst Samuel Hickey appeared on a TRT World panel discussing Russia’s role in a potential revived Iran nuclear deal.