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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The Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is continuing to discuss issues such as outreach to nonmembers and whether to admit India to the group, according to a summary statement from the group’s June 26-27 plenary meeting in Buenos Aires.
All the chemical weapons materials declared by Syria have been destroyed domestically or shipped out of the country for destruction elsewhere.
The Obama administration submitted to Congress on May 8 an agreement for civilian nuclear cooperation with Vietnam, a pact that could feed a long-standing debate over how the United States pursues its nonproliferation policies through such agreements.
Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty members met in New York, but disagreed on disarmament steps and other issues, setting up a possible showdown at the treaty’s review conference one year from now.