"[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
Nuclear Nonproliferation
  • November 21, 2022
    The International Atomic Energy Agency's Board of Governors passed a resolution censuring Iran for failing to cooperate with the agency's investigation into its past activities. The IAEA also reported that Iran's nuclear program continues to grow as prospects to restore the 2015 nuclear deal diminish.
  • November 17, 2022
    Some senior Russian officials have discussed the potential use of tactical nuclear weapons in Ukraine, according to reports. The United States and Russia will meet soon for a meeting of New START's Bilateral Consultative Commission. Majority of G20 condemns Russian aggression in Ukraine and nuclear threats.
  • November 1, 2022

    Over the long, dangerous course of the nuclear age, the easing of tensions and resolution of crises between the nuclear-armed states have relied not only on good luck and self-restraint, but on effective, leader-to-leader dialogue.

  • November 1, 2022

    The book highlights the paradox of IAEA’s dual role of promoting the peaceful use of nuclear technology while deterring their use for military purposes.

  • October 12, 2022

    This treaty prohibits the use, threat of use, development, production, manufacturing, acquisition, possession, stockpiling, transfer, stationing and installment of nuclear weapons or assistance with any prohibited activities. 

  • October 7, 2022

    Remarks by Daryl G. Kimball
    Catholic Korea Peace Forum
    Catholic University of America
    October 5, 2022*

    *(This presentation has been corrected and updated on Oct. 20, 2022)

  • October 5, 2022

    Following President Putin's thinly-veiled threats of nuclear weapons use in his war on Ukraine, our expert panel addressed Russian tactical nuclear weapons capabilities, the consequences of their potential use, and diplomatic and political options.

  • September 28, 2022
    Talks between the United States and Iran to restore the 2015 nuclear deal stalled over new Iranian demands and appear unlikely to resume until after U.S. elections. The International Atomic Energy Organization also reported that Iran's nuclear program continues to expand.
  • September 14, 2022
  • September 6, 2022
    The 10th NPT Review Conference ended without consensus after four weeks of contentious negotiations. Russia decided to block consensus due to certain wording regarding nuclear safety matters at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant.