Country Resources

June 1, 2024

A roundtable discussion with Nicole Grajewski, Sina Toossi, and Ali Vaez.

June 1, 2024

The pressure built after Israel launched a bombardment of Rafah on May 26. 

June 1, 2024

A U.S. Republican senator seemed to suggest that Israel should consider using nuclear weapons to defeat Hamas in Gaza, drawing criticism for normalizing talk of a taboo option. 

May 1, 2024

Recent attacks by both countries opened a new chapter in their fraught relations. 

March 14, 2024

The Arms Control Association joins a prestigious group of organizations specializing in humanitarian assistance and international security on a letter to President Joe Biden to express our deep concern regarding continued U.S. security assistance to Israel despite Israeli restrictions on humanitarian aid, an apparent violation of U.S. law.

December 5, 2023

Israel used its Arrow-3 missile defense system to shoot down a ballistic missile, marking the system’s first combat interception.

April 11, 2023

Russia terminates New START data exchanges with the United States. Facility for tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus to be completed by July, according to Russia. U.S. lawmakers want more nuclear weapons to counter China.

September 8, 2022
The United States and Russia agree to language supporting arms control talks on a successor to New START at the 10th review conference for the NPT. Moscow temporarily pauses New START on-site inspections. Washington sees no possibility of imminent Russian nuclear use.
July 1, 2022

IAEA Chief Visits Israel to Discuss Iran

June 1, 2021

Any optimism must be tempered by the recent fighting between Israel and Hamas, but the diplomatic building blocks of future disarmament progress may be falling in place.

June 1, 2021

A proposed $735 million sale of precision-guided munitions to Israel drew intense scrutiny from Congress as fighting in that country escalated last month.

April 1, 2021

Satellite imagery shows construction at facility near Dimona.

September 21, 2020