"Though we have acheived progress, our work is not over. That is why I support the mission of the Arms Control Association. It is, quite simply, the most effective and important organization working in the field today." 

– Larry Weiler
Former U.S.-Russian arms control negotiator
August 7, 2018
Treaties and Agreements
  • October 27, 2021

    Remarks by Executive Director Daryl G. Kimball for the Nuclear Discussion Forum at the Mission of Kazakhstan to the United Nations

  • October 21, 2021
    European Union Deputy Secretary-General Enrique Mora met with Iranian officials in Tehran Oct. 14. While the meeting was constructive, Iran is not yet ready to return to negotiations in Vienna to continue talks on restoring the 2015 nuclear deal. During a trip to Washington, International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Grossi said he plans to travel to Iran in the coming days to try and resolve a dispute over access to a centrifuge component production facility.
  • October 1, 2021

    New leadership in Iran, historical factors and a complicated geostrategic environment are driving
    Iranian decision-making, thus making compromise with the West on the nuclear deal unlikely.

  • October 1, 2021

    With political will, diplomatic skill, and some luck, the JCPOA could survive in some form and become
    a cornerstone for future regional weapons of mass destruction and security agreements.

  • October 1, 2021

    Confronting the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Challenge: An Interview With New CTBTO Executive Secretary Robert Floyd

  • October 1, 2021

    Laying markers at the UN General Assembly, the U.S., and Iranian leaders reaffirmed interest in restoring the Iran nuclear deal but negotiations remain stalled.

  • October 1, 2021

    The 1996 Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty propelled nuclear-weapon states to halt nuclear weapons testing, but never formally entered into force. Some UN members are trying to motivate holdout states to ratify the agreement.

  • September 23, 2021
    Iran and the IAEA reached a critical agreement that likely staved off a resolution censuring Tehran at the agency's Board of Governors meeting. Two new reports by the IAEA highlight Iran's accelerated nuclear activities and its failure to cooperate with IAEA investigations.
  • September 20, 2021

    The Arms Control Association hails the success of the 1996 Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, which opened for signature 25 years ago this week, and calls for bolder action by UN member states and the UN Security Council to bolster international support for the global norm.

  • September 1, 2021

    Although the CTBT has halted nuclear testing for a quarter- century, the door to renewed testing and an expansion of global nuclear weapons capability remains open because the treaty has not yet formally entered into force.