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"I learned so much about arms control and disarmament at ACA! I learned more about arms control here in four months than I had in all three years at my college."

– Alicia Sanders-Zakre
Intern, Fall 2016
December 16, 2016
United States
  • December 21, 2021
    U.S. and Russia plan to meet in early 2022 to continue strategic stability talks, while Russia's withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty becomes official. The P5 nuclear-weapon states meet in Paris ahead of the 10th Review Conference for the 1968 nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, which begins in January.
  • December 9, 2021
    Negotiations to restore the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran resumed in Vienna, but Iran's hardline approach raised concerns about the prospects for success. Iran continues to stonewall IAEA efforts to clarify its safeguards declaration and ensure continuity of knowledge at the Karaj centrifuge component manufacturing facility.
  • December 9, 2021

    by Daryl G. Kimball, Executive Director

  • December 1, 2021

    Last month, the UN First Committee, responsible for international security, approved a compromise resolution that sets into motion a new open-ended working group to develop rules of the road for military activities in space.

  • December 1, 2021

    Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley was telling it like it is when it comes to the potential launching or firing of a nuclear weapon by the United States in a conflict.

  • December 1, 2021

    China is accelerating its development of strategic nuclear warheads, more than doubling last year’s estimate, according to the U.S. Defense Department’s 2021 China military power report.

  • December 1, 2021

    The Defense Department is planning to eliminate the position held by the senior official who was overseeing the Biden administration’s review of U.S. nuclear policy.

  • November 15, 2021
    Like the United States and Russia, the United States and China are both locked in a dangerous state of mutual nuclear vulnerability. Its time for a regular dialogue on nuclear risk reduction and arms control.
  • November 1, 2021

    Twenty-six years ago, at the 1995 review conference on the nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT), the future of the treaty was not asssured. But the states-parties committed to the “complete elimination of nuclear weapons” and endorsed specific disarmament actions that led to the indefinite extension of this treaty. But since at least 2010, the nuclear disarmament process has stalled, and the NPT regime is once again at a crossroads.

  • November 1, 2021

    From an Australian perspective, there are lots of questions to be answered about the Australia-UK-U.S. submarine deal.

  • November 1, 2021

    The proposed AUKUS submarine plan would set a precedent of a nuclear-weapon state selling nuclear submarines to a non-weapon state. The use of highly enriched uranium (HEU) fuel is especially troublesome.

  • November 1, 2021

    Scientific cooperation could offer a relatively easy way to begin stabilizing troubled ties.

  • November 1, 2021

    Time to take a page from the women who, in the 1960s, put a spotlight on disarmament and helped force action on the Limited Test Ban Treaty.

  • November 1, 2021

    The Pentagon continued to move forward with the development and initial deployment of hypersonic capabilities as part of its race to keep pace with China and Russia.

  • November 1, 2021

    The United States and Russia established two working groups as a next step to make meaningful progress on arms control for the first time in nearly a decade.

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