"[The Arms Control Association is an] 'exceptional organization that effectively addresses pressing national and international challenges with an impact that is disproportionate to its small size.'" 

– John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
January 19, 2011
Treaties and Agreements
  • May 1, 2021

    Progress reportedly continues despite efforts by opponents, especially in Iran and Israel, to blow up the discussions.

  • May 1, 2021

    The decision to scrap the planes has raised concerns that President Joe Biden may not return the United States to a treaty that his predecessor had repudiated.

  • May 1, 2021

    TPNW States to Meet in January in Vienna

  • April 21, 2021
    Members of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran are making progress toward restoring the nuclear agreement, as the United States and Iran both appear committed to returning to compliance with the accord. Negotiations have not been without hiccups, and an act of sabotage on Iran's Natanz facility threatened to derail talks. Iran celebrated its National Nuclear Day April 10.
  • April 12, 2021

    The alleged sabotage of Iran's Natanz nuclear facility comes during a critical phase in the ongoing diplomatic efforts to bring the United States and Iran back into compliance with the 2015 multilateral nuclear deal.

  • April 5, 2021
    Cuba and Comoros ratified the CTBT in February 2021, becoming the 169th and 170th states, respectively, to deposit their instruments of ratification.
  • April 1, 2021

    In recent years, the United Kingdom has touted itself as one of the most transparent of the five nuclear-armed states recognized by the nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT), and its leaders leaned heavily on the fact that it was reducing the size of its nuclear force.

  • April 1, 2021

    UK Finalizes New Safeguards

  • March 24, 2021
    The United States and Iran remain at a standstill over a mutual return to the JCPOA. As Iran continues to ratchet up its nuclear activities in violation of the deal, members of Congress have sought to undermine the Biden administration's return to diplomacy.
  • March 16, 2021

    Statement from the Arms Control Association