Daniel Horner became editor of Arms Control Today in April 2009. Prior to joining ACA, Dan was senior editor with the Platts Nuclear Group, which publishes Nucleonics Week, NuclearFuel, and Inside NRC. At Platts, Dan wrote and edited articles on national and international issues dealing with nuclear power and proliferation. While with Platts he received an award for Editorial Excellence in Newsletter Journalism from the Newsletter & Electronic Publishers Foundation. Before working with Platts, he was a managing editor with Exchange/Monitor Publications, and deputy director of the Nuclear Control Institute, where he helped develop domestic and international strategies for the institute's efforts to stop the spread of nuclear weapons. Dan holds a master's degree from Tufts University's Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a bachelor's degree from Yale University.
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With the attention of many delegations starting to turn toward the 2016 review conference, the states-parties to the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) met Dec. 1-5 in Geneva.
The NNSA should be reconstituted as the Office of Nuclear Security within the Energy Department, and the department’s name should be changed to the “Department of Energy and Nuclear Security,”...
Russia now plans to complete destruction of its chemical weapons stockpile by the end of 2020, a five-year extension of its previously announced timetable.
The Energy Department’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is reviewing its approach to its nonproliferation programs and expects to issue the results of that review early next year, the head of the semiautonomous agency said Oct. 29.
Syria has declared four additional chemical weapons facilities, according to UN diplomats and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.