Testimony from Thomas Countryman, board chairman for the Arms Control Association, before the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy, and the Environment.
A new report details the extent to which 11 key states are fulfilling, promoting, or undermining 10 standards identified as critical elements of the nonproliferation and disarmament regime.
Last year, President Donald Trump told reporters that he wanted to work with Russian President Vladimir Putin “to discuss the arms race, which is getting out of control.”
The Trump administration’s apparent redline with Iran is unnecessary, unwise, and dangerous.
The United States wants to enrich uranium domestically for defense purposes, but there are better options.
U.S. accusations raise concerns that the Trump administration may withdraw from another multilateral arms control pact.
U.S.-Russian nuclear arms control prospects are fading despite new talks between senior diplomats.
Iran is increasing its stocks of enriched uranium and heavy water, nearing the limits set by the 2015 nuclear deal.
The future of a major U.S. missile defense system has grown uncertain after the Pentagon canceled a long-planned upgrade.
Chemical weapon destruction is starting at the last of nine sites that once held the massive U.S. arsenal.
U.S. and UK leaders face domestic hurdles to their efforts to sell Saudi Arabia conventional weapons.
The United States moves forward with its “Creating an Environment for Nuclear Disarmament” initiative.