Arms Control

Red Bird Express

by Jeffrey on January 26, 2015

Some time ago, I came across a funny story — did you know Taiwan tried to disguise cruise missile deployments as delivery trucks?  Guess how well it worked?  Well, you’re Continue →

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Cruisin’

by stein on January 25, 2015

What’s up with Taiwan’s cruise missile program? What in the world compelled the Taiwanese government to deploy the HF-2E in poorly disguised civilian still trucks? And how cool is it Continue →

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SFRC: Bipartisan opposition against new sanctions on Iran

by Nukes of Hazard Blog: on January 23, 2015

President Obama’s ardent opposition to new congressional trigger sanctions on Iran is making headlines.  In Tuesday’s State of the Union address, President Obama stated:

“[S]anctions passed by this Congress, Continue →

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FACTSHEET: US nuclear weapons total inventory more than 7,000

by Nukes of Hazard Blog: on January 23, 2015

Proponents of nuclear weapons tend to downplay the number of nuclear weapons the United States possesses to forward their ‘we don’t have nukes to spare’ agenda. While it is true Continue →

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Council Front and Center: 1/3 – 1/17

by Council for a Livable World -- The Chain Reaction: on January 21, 2015

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COUNCIL FRONT & CENTER

An update on arms control, national security & politics from the Council for a Livable World.

January 3 to January 17, 2015

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Front and Center: 1/3 – 1/17

by Nukes of Hazard Blog: on January 21, 2015

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FRONT & CENTER

An update on arms control, national security & politics from the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.

January 3 to January 17, 2015

WHAT'S NEW:

2014 Winter Continue →

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The Nuclear Weapons “Procurement Holiday”

by Hans M. Kristensen on January 21, 2015

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By Hans M. Kristensen

It has become popular among military and congressional leaders to argue that the United States has had a “procurement holiday” in nuclear force planning for the past Continue →

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Our New Research and Policy Associate, Sarah Tully

by Council for a Livable World -- The Chain Reaction: on January 15, 2015

Introducing Sarah Tully, our newest addition to the Center staff who joins the team as the new Research and Policy Associate. Meet Sarah:

I am thrilled to join the Continue →

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Meet Our Newest Interns!

by Nukes of Hazard Blog: on January 15, 2015

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Megan, our newest Communications Intern

> Megan Franco is the spring 2015 Communications Intern at Council for a Livable World and the Center for Arms Control Continue →

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Reconsidering Deterrence Stability

by krepon on January 14, 2015

Above: Monument to the Chagai (or Chaghi) Hills nuclear test site, Faizabad Interchange, Islamabad, Pakistan.

What benefits are conferred by nuclear weapons? Do they provide status? Not like in the past. Continue →

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Introducing our New Research and Policy Associate

by Nukes of Hazard Blog: on January 14, 2015

Introducing Sarah Tully, our newest addition to the Center staff who joins the team as the new Research and Policy Associate. Meet Sarah:

I am thrilled to join the Continue →

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Curious how much money US lawmakers appropriated to prevent nuclear terrorism and the spread of nuclear materials for fiscal year 2015? Deep within the 1,600 page Cromnibus, the National Nuclear Continue →

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Washington Post’s Pincus Nails the REAL Nuclear Threat

by Nukes of Hazard Blog: on January 14, 2015

The United States is headed for trouble, according to Walter Pincus of the Washington Post, in his recent article “War, hot or cold?” The crux of the issue: the U.S. Continue →

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Sanctions and Extensions: How Much Will Iran Receive?

by Nukes of Hazard Blog: on January 13, 2015

January 15, 2015

by Laicie Heeley

Negotiations with Iran are set to resume in Geneva on January 18, and with a new deadline for an agreement looming, returning Continue →

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We love Serial. But what does it have to with arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament – nothing, really. So why talk about it? Geospatial analysis, of course.

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“Washington Monument” Gambit Fails on Non-Proliferation Funding

by Council for a Livable World -- The Chain Reaction: on January 7, 2015

A familiar Washington technique to secure adequate funding is sometimes called the Washington Monument syndrome. That is, in a tight budget environment, the federal government deliberately cuts a popular program, Continue →

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The Silent Treatment in South Asia

by krepon on January 6, 2015

Secretary of State John Kerry is headed for the subcontinent, where his most important messages will be delivered in private and his public remarks will be as bland as possible. Continue →

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Year’s End and Contest Winners

by krepon on December 31, 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, it’s time to count blessings and announce the winners of ACW’s year-end contest to name movie titles and creatures related to the Bomb.

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Pakistan’s Trials

by krepon on December 29, 2014

Even for a nation accustomed to severe trials, what happened in Peshawar on December 16th was unbearable. Pakistani children, mostly belonging to military families, along with their teachers, were gunned Continue →

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Front and Center: 12/7 – 12/20

by Nukes of Hazard Blog: on December 23, 2014

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FRONT & CENTER

An update on arms control, national security & politics from the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.

December 7 - December 20

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!:

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Diplomacy at Warped Speed

by krepon on December 22, 2014

The space debris problem continues to grow as diplomats move at a snail’s pace to take remedial steps. Every piece of space debris about the size of a marble is Continue →

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