The following articles and essays provide additional insight into current developments and issues which our staff and experts are following.
Will arms trade issues have a prominent role in the public discourse that leads up to the 2020 U.S. election?
Though imperfect, the SALT agreements set a standard for future bilateral nuclear arms control treaty negotiations.
A continuously updated list of statements of support for extension of New START from former and current government officials and national security leaders.
Now is the time for civil society and world leaders to renew our resolve to ensure the deep humanitarian conviction of the hibakusha that “No one else shall ever again suffer as we have.”
Amb. Timerbaev was a member of the Soviet/Russian diplomatic service for 43 years and participated in negotiations on numerous arms control treaties. We are pleased to be able to share these reflections by the late ambassador with our readers.
According to Article XIV of the treaty, the agreement cannot enter into force until it has been both signed and ratified by the 44 countries listed in Annex 2. Governments' call for entry into force of the CTBT was echoed by a group of more than 40 civil society leaders in their own statements.
The Trump administration's terms for nuclear cooperation with Saudi Arabia falls well short of what is necessary to guard against the use of sensitive nuclear fuel cycle technology for weapons purposes.
Despite official statements to the contrary, the conventionally-armed ballistic and cruise missiles now under development would contribute little to U.S. striking power in a conflict with Russia.
NATO's Secretary-General has embraced the Trump administration’s decision to terminate the INF treaty without a realistic plan to help resolve the long-running compliance dispute, a decision that is both risky and unwise.