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"I find hope in the work of long-established groups such as the Arms Control Association...[and] I find hope in younger anti-nuclear activists and the movement around the world to formally ban the bomb."

– Vincent Intondi
Author, "African Americans Against the Bomb: Nuclear Weapons, Colonialism, and the Black Freedom Movement"
July 1, 2020
Nuclear Nonproliferation
  • May 17, 2021

    Current U.S. nuclear weapons policies exceed what is necessary to deter a nuclear attack from any U.S. adversary, and the financial and opportunity costs of the current nuclear modernization plan are rising fast. Here are responses to several common arguments advanced by the supporters of the nuclear weapons status quo against proposals for adjusting the current U.S. nuclear modernization plan so that it is less costly and more conducive to efforts to reduce nuclear weapons risks. 

  • May 12, 2021

    Russia took another step closer to withdrawing from the Open Skies Treaty, while the Biden administration has yet to make a decision about the future of potential U.S. participation in the accord. A summit between Presidents Biden and Putin is in the works, possibly to occur in mid-June.

  • May 1, 2021

    Decades ago, Albert Einstein & other scientists led the way in warning about the nuclear threat. Can a new generation of scientists rally the public against a growing investment in ever more lethal weapons?

  • May 1, 2021

    Russia, China, and Iran are failing to fully comply with treaties related to nuclear and chemical weapons, according to a State Department report.

  • April 21, 2021

    Members of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran are making progress toward restoring the nuclear agreement, as the United States and Iran both appear committed to returning to compliance with the accord. Negotiations have not been without hiccups, and an act of sabotage on Iran's Natanz facility threatened to derail talks. Iran celebrated its National Nuclear Day April 10.

  • April 13, 2021

    While President Joe Biden faces an array of complex foreign and domestic challenges, early proactive outreach to North Korea must be a priority.

  • April 12, 2021

    The alleged sabotage of Iran's Natanz nuclear facility comes during a critical phase in the ongoing diplomatic efforts to bring the United States and Iran back into compliance with the 2015 multilateral nuclear deal.

  • April 1, 2021

    Nearly three years after the United States exited the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, Washington and Tehran now agree on the need to restore mutual compliance, but they remain in a stalement about how exactly to do so.

  • April 1, 2021

    A new defense policy review results in raising warhead ceiling by 44 percent.

  • March 24, 2021

    The United States and Iran remain at a standstill over a mutual return to the JCPOA. As Iran continues to ratchet up its nuclear activities in violation of the deal, members of Congress have sought to undermine the Biden administration's return to diplomacy.

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