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"...the Arms Control Association [does] so much to keep the focus on the issues so important to everyone here, to hold our leaders accountable to inspire creative thinking and to press for change. So we are grateful for your leadership and for the unyielding dedication to global nuclear security."

– Lord Des Browne
Vice Chairman, Nuclear Threat Initiative
October 20, 2014
Nuclear Nonproliferation
  • December 17, 2020
    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.
  • December 10, 2020
    Iran's parliament and Guardian Council passed legislation requiring Iran to significantly rachet up its nuclear activities in 60 days. That legislation passed the same day that Iran informed the IAEA of its intention to install new advanced centrifuges at the Natanz enrichment facility, marking a further violation of the nuclear deal and increasing pressure on President-elect Biden to restore U.S. diplomacy with Iran and compliance with the JCPOA.
  • December 1, 2020

    The Netherlands urges multilateral solutions to international security problems.

  • November 13, 2020
    The most recent IAEA report indicates that Iran’s accumulation of enriched uranium slowed over the past quarter, suggesting Tehran is showing restraint so as not to cross any red lines that might imperil a U.S. re-entry into the nuclear deal.
  • November 1, 2020

    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.

  • November 1, 2020

    Waning U.S., Chinese, and Russian cooperation has harmed nuclear nonproliferation efforts. It is time to revitalize that critical work.

  • November 1, 2020

    NPT Review Conference Postponed Again

  • October 28, 2020
    The UN arms embargo on Iran expired on October 18, freeing Iran to buy and sell conventional weapons. The Trump administration imposed a new round of sanctions on Iran, and Iran announced the construction of a new facility at Natanz to replace what was damaged during the July sabotage attack.
  • October 15, 2020
    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.
  • October 1, 2020

    In this edition of our “Critical NPT Issues” webinar series, we will review the benefits of the JCPOA, the current status of noncompliance, pathways to repair the situation, and the potential effects on the upcoming NPT Review Conference.

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