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Former IAEA Director-General
Issue Briefs

ACA Issue Briefs provide rapid reaction to breaking arms control events and analyze key nuclear/chemical/biological/conventional arms issues. They are available for quotation by the media.

  • November 16, 2010

    Volume 1, Number 31

    One of the biggest ironies in the debate over ratification of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) is that critics use the agreement's treatment of...

  • November 15, 2010

    Volume 1, Number 30

    The United States and Russia have dramatically reduced their nuclear stockpiles since the end of the Cold War, thanks to bilateral arms control agreements that have won...

  • November 12, 2010

    Volume 1, Number 29

    The initial 30-day clock for Congress to review the $60 billion U.S.-Saudi arms deal expires next week. Although some members of Congress have promised to fight it,...

  • October 28, 2010

    Volume 1, Number 27

    Misinformed sources, such as Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), are claiming that the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) is somehow in trouble as a result of a...

  • October 20, 2010

    Volume 1, Number 26

    In the October issue of Air Force Magazine, chief editor Adam J. Hebert effectively addresses many of the misguided criticisms of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty...

  • September 30, 2010

    Volume 1, Number 25

    Friday, Oct. 1, will be the 300th day since the 1991 Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START I) expired, ending direct, on-site inspections of thousands of nuclear...

  • September 29, 2010

    Volume 1, Number 24

    In the run-up to the Nov. 19-20 NATO Summit in Lisbon, today a group of over 30 senior European leaders, including former Prime Ministers, Foreign Ministers and Defense...

  • September 28, 2010

    Volume 1, Number 23

    Over the past few months, newspapers across the United States have published editorials and op-eds in support of U.S. Senate ratification of the New Strategic Arms...

  • September 14, 2010

    Volume 1, Number 22

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is scheduled to vote on New START Sept. 16. Over the last few weeks, newspapers across the country have published editorials and...

  • September 13, 2010

    Volume 1, Number 21

    The New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START), signed in April by the United States and Russia, is scheduled for a Thursday vote in the...