The forum was mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote “responsible behaviors” in space.
A Pentagon program eliminated the last U.S. VX agent weapons but still must destroy others.
Iran, Myanmar, Russia and Syria failed to uphold chemical weapons treaty commitments, the State Department reported.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s brutal war on Ukraine, along with his implied threats of nuclear weapons use against any who would interfere, has raised the specter of nuclear conflict.
Of all the weapons in the U.S. inventory, none arouses trepidation for a potential target like the B-52 bomber. Now it has a new mission, supporting Ukraine.
The United States and its allies have shifted from providing small arms and defensive equipment to hastily ratcheting up deliveries of heavy weaponry to Ukraine.
A dispute over U.S. sanctions targeting Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is the main obstacle to restoring the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.
The Biden administration’s decision could energize UN-mandated discussions on rules for military activities in space.
Russia and the United States are fulfilling their treaty commitments despite tensions over Ukraine.
Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States are expanding the focus of their partnership to the development of advanced hypersonics.
Democratic members of the U.S. Congress, spurred by the use of cluster munitions and landmines in Ukraine, have called for changes in U.S. policy on such weapons.
On the 25th anniversary of the CWC's entry into force, experts caution that despite the CWC's numerous achievements, the global taboo against chemical weapons possession, production, and use cannot be taken for granted.