Senior Policy Director Alexandra Bell spoke with The Santa Fe New Mexican about the 75th anniversary of the Trinity Test and the idea of resuming nuclear weapons tests. “The $10 million authorized for test preparation ‘if necessary’ was a partisan political stunt, pure and simple,” said Alexandra Bell, senior policy director at the nonprofit Center […]
$731.6 billion: Fiscal Year 2021 Discretionary Topline* $635.5 billion: Department of Defense discretionary base $ 26.6 billion: Department of Energy discretionary base $ 69.0 billion: Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) $ 0.5 billion: Defense-Related Activities** $662.6 billion: Fiscal Year 2021 Base Budget NDAA Topline *Does not include $8.9 billion in national defense authorizations outside of HASC jurisdiction **Does […]
The nuclear age began on July 16, 1945, when the United States tested the first atomic bomb. Less than a month later, the United States would become the only nation to use nuclear weapons in a conflict, dropping atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. At its peak, the United States had more than 31,000 nuclear weapons in its stockpile. Through various […]
Senior Policy Director Alexandra Bell was a guest on the podcast Things That Go Boom, talking about nuclear arms control.
Top Line Funding Totals $740.5 billion: Total funding supported in the bill: $636.4 billion: Department of Defense discretionary base $ 25.9 billion: Department of Energy discretionary base $ 69.0 billion: Overseas Contingency Operations $ 9.1 billion: Defense-related activities outside the bill’s jurisdiction Select Nuclear and Related Weapons Programs A. Ohio Replacement Strategic Submarine (Columbia Class) $2.9 […]