Author Archives: Rob Golan-Vilella

Debating Missile Defense

During the final panel of ACA’s “Next Steps in Arms Control” conference today, the discussion turned to missile defense. Panelists discussed the upcoming NATO summit in Lisbon, the Obama administration’s Phased Adaptive Approach (PAA), and the prospects for NATO-Russia cooperation … Continue reading

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Gottemoeller on New START

At today’s ACA / Böll Foundation event, Assistant Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller delivered the keynote address. She focused on the New START agreement, both making the case for its prompt ratification in the post-election session and providing an assessment … Continue reading

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Live From Carnegie: Next Steps in Arms Control

Today, the Arms Control Association, along with Heinrich Böll Stiftung, is hosting a conference on “Next Steps in Arms Control: Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense, and NATO” at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC. Arms Control Now will feature … Continue reading

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School’s In: The ACA Nuclear Report Card

By Scoville Fellow Rob Golan-Vilella What is the “mainstream” in the nuclear nonproliferation regime? What are the standards that countries are expected to meet? And are crucial nations living up to these expectations? These questions are the subject of a … Continue reading

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NATO and Missile Defense: Conspicuous Vagueness

By Scoville Fellow Rob Golan-Vilella Recently, the issue of NATO missile defense capabilities has come to the fore. The United States is hoping that at November’s NATO summit in Lisbon, the alliance will officially approve a plan to turn the … Continue reading

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China and New START

By ACA Intern Matt Sugrue and Scoville Fellow Rob Golan-Vilella In an op-ed for the New York Post, Heritage Foundation analyst Peter Brookes warns against New START on the grounds that treaty reductions may increase the strategic threat from China’s … Continue reading

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