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"The Arms Control Association’s work is an important resource to legislators and policymakers when contemplating a new policy direction or decision."

– General John Shalikashvili
former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
United States
  • January 11, 2022

    Congress authorized the Biden administration’s 2022 budget request for the accelerated development of hypersonic weapons.

  • January 11, 2022

    Congress authorized the Biden administration’s 2022 budget request for the accelerated development of hypersonic weapons.

  • January 11, 2022

    The U.S. Missile Defense Agency awarded contracts to three companies to develop hypersonic missile prototypes.

  • January 11, 2022

    U.S. Halts HEU Exports for Medical Purposes

  • 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.

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