Right after I graduated, I interned with the Arms Control Association. It was terrific.

– George Stephanopolous
Host of ABC's This Week
January 1, 2005
Nuclear Testing
  • October 7, 2019
    According to Article XIV of the treaty, the agreement cannot enter into force until it has been both signed and ratified by the 44 countries listed in Annex 2. Governments' call for entry into force of the CTBT was echoed by a group of more than 40 civil society leaders in their own statements.
  • September 23, 2019

    Forty nongovernmental leaders in nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament, as well as former government officials and diplomats, voiced their demand for the entry into force of the 1996 Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) at the 11th Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force of the CTBT.

  • September 1, 2019

    Everybody knows that nuclear weapons have been used twice in wartime and with terrible consequences. Often overlooked, however, is the large-scale, postwar use of nuclear weapons: At least eight countries have conducted 2,056 nuclear test explosions, most of which were far larger than the bombs that leveled Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

  • September 1, 2019

    An innovative verification approach could help build confidence that North Korea is complying with any denuclearization agreement in the future.

  • September 1, 2019

    The co-chair of the Ban Ki-moon Centre warns of an unraveling system of restraints on the nuclear powers.

  • September 1, 2019

    France Admits Nuclear Coercion in Polynesia

  • August 16, 2019

    In prepared remarks delivered at the Hudson Institute May 29, the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, Jr., charged that “Russia probably is not adhering to its nuclear testing moratorium in a manner consistent with the ‘zero-yield’ standard outlined in the 1996 Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).”

  • July 9, 2019
    This new report is the fourth in a series that assesses the extent to which 11 key states are fulfilling, promoting, or undermining 10 standards identified as critical elements of the nonproliferation and disarmament regime. Collectively, states fared worse on the majority of criteria when compared with the prior edition covering the 2013–2016 period.
  • July 1, 2019

    U.S. accusations raise concerns that the Trump administration may withdraw from another multilateral arms control pact.

  • May 29, 2019

    The director of the Defense Intelligence Agency stated Wednesday that the United States believes that Russia "probably" is not adhering to its obligations outlined in the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, but offered no public evidence to support the claim of illegal Russian testing.