According to the FY2018 budget outline, the Trump administration will seek funding cuts in the U.S. contribution for the CTBTO, the intergovernmental organization responsible for the global nuclear test monitoring system designed to detect and deter clandestine nuclear explosions.
Republican lawmakers are seeking to cut U.S. funding for the CTBTO.
The Trump administration should not overlook the opportunity to advance scientific and technical measures to strengthen nuclear explosion detection and analysis.
There is now almost universal political support in the international community for the objectives of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty.
The vote was intended as a prod for the ratifications needed for the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty to enter into force.
Statement by Arms Control Association's Executive Director Daryl G. Kimball, on the adoption of a UNSC resolution reaffirming the global nuclear test ban.
Please join the Stimson Center and Arms Control Association for a briefing on the security value of the CTBT and the purpose of President Obama's UN Security Council initiative.
North Korea’s nuclear weapon test explosion September 9 underscores the need to reaffirm the existing global norm against nuclear testing and early entry into force of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty.