Author Archives: Daryl G. Kimball

The Mixed Message of the Senate Letter On the Iran Nuclear Talks

By Daryl G. Kimball (UPDATED 8:00pm) Clearly, Congress has an important role in implementing any comprehensive, final-phase agreement between the P5+1 and Iran to “ensure Iran’s nuclear programme will be exclusively peaceful.” Those talks are now underway in Vienna. In … Continue reading

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Week Ahead March 10-17: Budget Details; Ukraine & New START; P5+1/Iran Talks Resume

The following are some of the key arms control dates and developments to watch in the coming week. For more news and analysis on these and other weapons-related security issues, consider subscribing to ACA’s monthly journal Arms Control Today, which … Continue reading

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Ukraine, Russia, and the NPT

By Daryl G. Kimball (UPDATED: March 9) President Vladimir Putin’s decision to send Russian military forces into the Crimean region of Ukraine earlier this month—on the basis of the claim that Ukraine’s discredited former President Viktor Yanukovich requested Russian intervention—has … Continue reading

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Week Ahead March 3-9: IAEA mtg; Pentagon Budget; Nuclear Security; Ukraine & the NPT

As the crisis in Ukraine continues to dominate global attention and the news headlines, several other arms control developments of significance in the coming week. For more news and analysis on these and other weapons-related security issues, consider subscribing to … Continue reading

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Week Ahead Feb. 24-March 2: Castle Bravo Test Anniversary; Pentagon Budget; NATO Ministers & G8 Partnership Meetings

In the coming days, the staff and editors at the Arms Control Association will be keeping an eye on the following arms control-related developments. For more news and analysis on these and other weapons-related security issues, consider subscribing to ACA’s … Continue reading

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Week Ahead Feb. 17-21: Iran Nuclear Talks Resume; OPCW Meets on Syria; Will the U.S. Join Mine Ban Treaty?

This bulletin highlights significant events in the world of arms control in the coming days, as compiled by staff and friends of the Arms Control Association. For more news and analysis on these and other weapons-related security issues, consider subscribing … Continue reading

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Final Phase P5+1/Iran Nuclear Negotiations: Key Issues and Challenges

By Daryl G. Kimball and Kelsey Davenport On Nov. 24, 2013, diplomats from the “P5+1″ group (China, France, Germany, Russia, and the United Kingdom) and Iran secured a breakthrough agreement that sets back Iran’s nuclear potential and increases international oversight … Continue reading

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IAEA Confirms Iran Is Complying with First Phase of Nuclear Deal with World Powers

By Daryl G. Kimball Today, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed that the Islamic Republic of Iran has begun to implement measures that will reduce its potential to produce material for nuclear weapons in accordance with the Nov. 24 … Continue reading

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The Week Ahead Jan 13-20: Iran Nuke Deal Implementation; Iran Sanctions Controversy; Arms Control Person of the Year

This bulletin highlights significant events in the world of arms control in the coming days,as compiled by staff and friends of the Arms Control Association. For more news and analysis on these and other weapons-related security issues, consider subscribing to … Continue reading

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Who Will Be the 2013 Arms Control Person of the Year? Vote Now.

Okay folks. It is that time of the year. The sun is low in the northern hemisphere; holiday-driven shopping is in full swing; Congress has finally left Washington DC at peace; you are drinking more eggnog than you should; NORAD … Continue reading

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