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"I actually have a pretty good collection of Arms Control Today, which I have read throughout my career. It's one of the few really serious publications on arms control issues."

– Gary Samore
Former White House Coordinator for Arms Control and WMD Terrorism
U.S. Nuclear Policy & Budget
  • April 1, 2020

    The New START agreement is now the only treaty capping the world’s two largest nuclear weapons arsenals—and it is in jeopardy. The U.S. and Russian presidents can extend it—and its irreplaceable verification and monitoring system—for up to five years if they choose. The actions of Congress can help protect and extend it.

  • April 1, 2020

    For decades, national security and health experts have warned of the risks of global threats that are simply too big for one country to handle, such as disease pandemics, climate change, and nuclear war. For many years, the response of our national and global leaders has fallen short.

  • April 1, 2020

    An oversight official raises concerns about the U.S. ability to modernize its nuclear forces on time and on budget.

  • April 1, 2020

    The Trump administration is seeking to cut funds to cooperative threat reduction activities by 36 percent.

  • April 1, 2020

    Court Ends Final Bid to Save MOX Program

  • March 18, 2020

    The Trump administration’s excessive strategy to replace nearly the entire U.S. nuclear arsenal at roughly the same time is a ticking budget time bomb, even at historically high levels of national defense spending.

  • March 1, 2020

    The Trump administration is seeking larger increases to U.S. nuclear weapons than envisioned earlier.

  • March 1, 2020

    The Trump administration is seeking to adapt existing missile defense systems to defeat longer-range targets.

  • January 23, 2020
    Not much time remains for extending New START, says Russia. The United States has yet to issue a decision regarding the future of the accord, while administration officials give conflicting remarks about bringing in China to an arms control agreement. The United States and Russia met in Vienna in January to talk about strategic security.
  • January 10, 2020

    Republicans rejected many House Democratic efforts to limit U.S. nuclear weapons spending.

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