Author Archives: Tim Farnsworth

The Week Ahead, April 20-26: Obama Visits Tokyo and Seoul; Events on Nukes & Humanitarian Consequences, Deeper Nuclear Cuts

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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The Week Ahead, April 14-20: Arms Control Compliance Report Due; UN Disarmament Commission; Nukes and Humanitarian Consequences

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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The Week Ahead, April 7-11: Iran Talks Resume; Hagel in China; CTBTO Group of Eminent Persons Meets

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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The Week Ahead March 31- April 5: GGE on the FMCT; Mine Action Day; 5th Anniv. of Prague Speech; Pitching-In

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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The Week Ahead March 17-20: P5+1/Iran Talks; Nuclear Security Knowledge Summit; Ukraine Crisis & New START

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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Another Congressional Sighting of Iranian ICBMs

By Greg Thielmann “The first concern, of course, is [the Iranians’] continuing development of intercontinental ballistic missiles.” –Rep. Lloyd “Ted” Poe (R-TX) 12/10/13  “Many of us believe that the policies of this administration are putting the American people at risk, … Continue reading

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Statement on Chemical Weapons Use in Syria and the International Response

Daryl G. Kimball Executive Director, Arms Control Association August 28, 2013 The deadly war for control of Syria has taken a gruesome turn for the worse with the heinous attack against civilian populations on the outskirts of Damascus on August … Continue reading

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Limited Test Ban Treaty Turns 50

Note: The following essay by Daryl G. Kimball and Wade Boese was originally published in the October 2003 issue of Arms Control Today as “Limited Test Ban Treaty Turns 40″ Like all first steps, it was long awaited, tentative, and … Continue reading

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Is There A Place For Nuclear Deterrence in Cyberspace?

By Timothy Farnsworth In recent years, cyber attacks and the threats they pose have grown in sophistication, from low-level disruption and data theft—which are still a majority of cyber attacks—to high-level espionage and destruction. Stuxnet, a piece of malware believed … Continue reading

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Cliff Notes on the May 2013 IAEA Report on Iran

By Kelsey Davenport, Daryl G. Kimball, and Greg Thielmann The International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) May 2013 quarterly report on Iran’s nuclear program indicates that Tehran is continuing to move forward on its nuclear program, installing more advanced centrifuges and … Continue reading

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