Remarks by Daryl Kimball on behalf of NGO Representatives and Experts to the 2019 NPT PrepCom for the 2020 Review Conference at the United Nations in New York.
Failure to grant the sanctions waivers detailed in the 2015 Iran nucelar deal would jeopardize U.S. nonproliferation priorities and increases the risk that the nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), will collapse.
Under the influence of his new National Security Advisor, John Bolton, Trump announced Saturday at a campaign rally that he will “terminate” a key nuclear arms control agreement that helped end the Cold War race–the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty in response to a long-running dispute over Russian noncompliance with the treaty. Here's why that's counterproductive.
Remarks by Thomas Countryman to the International Symposium for Peace in Nagasaki, Japan
A Blog of the Nuclear Weapons Prohibition Talks
In response to a report in The Washington Post, Arms Control Association Executive Director Daryl G. Kimball made the following comments.
Asian states Pakistan, India, China, and North Korea comprise four of the world's nine nuclear-armed states. The interconnections of these countries must be considered to fully understand how nuclear nonproliferation can be influenced.
The third Arms Control Association Report Card, which measures the performance of 11 key states in 10 universally-recognized nuclear-related categories, shows that further action is required to meet existing disarmament and nonproliferation goals.