The treaty provides transparency about Russian military activities for the U.S. and our allies. Withdrawing from the treaty would be another step in the collapse of U.S. leadership and further alienate U.S. allies and partners, note arms control experts.
Janne Nolan steered many up-and-coming specialists on both their personal and professional paths.
The linkage between New START ratification and the modernization of the U.S. nuclear arsenal offers useful lessons for today.
With no more limits on intermediate-range missiles, the Pentagon is embarking on a test of once-banned systems.
The contract to replace the U.S. ICBM fleet could see just a single bidder.
An annual State Department report reinforces Trump administration charges of arms control treaty violations.
A mysterious August explosion at a Russian missile test site likely involved a prototype nuclear-powered weapon.
The Defense Department has ended a program to design a new missile defense kill vehicle after the system failed to overcome technical hurdles.
Join Kingston Reif and Thomas Countryman for a members-only briefing on the future of the New START agreement between the United States and Russia.
Everybody knows that nuclear weapons have been used twice in wartime and with terrible consequences. Often overlooked, however, is the large-scale, postwar use of nuclear weapons: At least eight countries have conducted 2,056 nuclear test explosions, most of which were far larger than the bombs that leveled Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Risk reduction measures are needed more than ever as just one U.S.-Russian treaty limits the size of the two nations’ strategic nuclear arsenals.