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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Nine more states ratified the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) in June, bringing the total number of ratifications to 41.
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.
More than a month after a revised deadline, Syria still has about 100 metric tons of chemical weapons material to be sent out of the country for destruction.
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...