Country Resources

May 23, 2024

As lawmakers urge President Biden to prioritize efforts to engage Russia and China in nuclear arms control talks, the administration updates nuclear weapons employment guidance and raises questions about China's NFU proposal.

May 1, 2024

Indian military officials said the Agni-Prime medium-range ballistic missile would strengthen Indian deterrence. 

April 15, 2024

The test of India’s first domestically produced missile carrying multiple warheads with independent targeting capability signals progress in advancing a nuclear deterrent against China.

October 1, 2023

Twenty-five years after their last nuclear weapons test, Indian decision-makers have yet to conclude that they have met the requisite minimum needed for deterrence.

September 20, 2023

Nongovernmental leaders in nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament, as well as high-level former government officials, scientists, and downwinders are calling on governments take urgent action to counter growing threats to the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty and the de facto global nuclear test moratorium.

July 5, 2023

The first pre-induction night launch of the Agni-Prime missile on June 7 marks a significant development.

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.

March 1, 2023

Unlike the rough parity between Soviet and U.S. forces in the Cold War, China, India, and Pakistan are at disparate levels in terms of conventional, space, cyber, and nuclear capabilities.       

February 9, 2023

U.S. determines Russian noncompliant with New START due to ongoing on-site inspections suspension and refusal to reschedule a required treaty meeting. Pentagon estimates Chinese nuclear arsenal climbs above 400.

November 30, 2022

The successful test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile from India’s first nuclear ballistic missile submarine achieved “high accuracy,” the Defence Ministry said.

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.
June 1, 2022

The forum was mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote “responsible behaviors” in space.

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

India successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in an apparent effort to signal advances in its nuclear deterrent to China.

December 1, 2021

Lawmakers Pressure Biden to Waive India Sanctions