For the first time since the invention of the atomic bomb, nuclear weapons development, production, possession, use, threat of use, and stationing of another country’s nuclear weapons on a states party's national territory will all be expressly prohibited in a global treaty.
In this analysis we have outlined what we believe to be the five most important sets of nuclear weapons policy
challenges and decisions that the new Biden administration will need to address in its first 100 days and beyond, along
with recommendations for effectively dealing with each of these policy challenges.
Middle East WMD-Free Zone Meeting Postponed
CEND Working Groups Discuss Disarmament
Future of New START likely rests on the incoming Biden administration. U.S. Army selects two missiles to serve as the basis for conventional INF-range capability. United States completes withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty.
The Netherlands urges multilateral solutions to international security problems.
The annual UN session on disarmament and international security reflected the full range of arms control disputes.
The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), which will enter into force Jan. 22, marks a new, hopeful phase in the long-running struggle to prevent nuclear war and eliminate nuclear weapons.
Arms control experts are urging President Donald Trump to agree to a Russian proposal to extend a key 2010 arms control agreement for at least one year, and ideally for five years, without preconditions.
The Trump administration again shifts its arm control framework deal with Russia. Congressional and international support for New START continues to grow. States-parties of the Open Skies Treaty gather for review conference.