Author Archives: Arms Control Now

What Does DoD’s Missile Defense Announcement Mean?

By Tom Z. Collina, Daryl G. Kimball, and Greg Thielmann Today, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced adjustments to U.S. missile defense plans designed to counter a potential limited attack involving a small number of unsophisticated long-range ballistic missiles that could, … Continue reading

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Former Secretary of State Shultz Reiterates Support for CTBT

By Daryl G. Kimball At a March 8 public forum, former Secretary of State George Shultz underscored once again his support for U.S. ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT). Shultz’s remarks came in response to a question … Continue reading

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Looking for defense cuts? Go nuclear

By Tom Z. Collina The following entry was originally posted on The Hill’s Congress Blog on August 2, 2011. As the dust settles on the just-passed budget deal, one thing is becoming clear: there is now high-level bipartisan agreement that … Continue reading

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In any language, Nuevo START es vital para la seguridad nacional

By Daryl G. Kimball The United States Senate reconvenes next week for its post-election lame duck session and has an opportunity to overcome the partisan divide of the election season to support ratification of the New START. If they can … Continue reading

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Obama’s Message to India: Proliferation Violations Don’t Have Consequences

By Daryl G. Kimball Today in Mumbai, President Barack Obama told U.S.-Indian business leaders that he would seek India’s entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG)–the nuclear technology control organization established in 1975 in response to India’s first nuclear weapon … Continue reading

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Nuclear Deja Vu All Over Again: “Daisy Girl” Ad Revived to Move the Senate to Act on New START

By Daryl G. Kimball A 21st Century version of Lyndon Johnson’s 1964 “Daisy Girl” campaign ad has been produced by the American Values Network in an effort to urge the Senate to provide its advice and consent for ratification of … Continue reading

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New START After the Mid-Term Election

By Daryl G. Kimball Following the Nov. 2 U.S. mid-term election, Congressional leaders and the White House now must shift from campaign mode to governing mode. That will be tough for many, but is necessary for the health and security … Continue reading

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