Category Archives: CTBT

After New START, What’s Next? Remarks at 3rd Annual “Nuclear Deterrence Summit”

Arms Control Association Executive Director Daryl G. Kimball discussed what’s next after New START yesterday at the 3rd Annual “Nuclear Deterrence Summit,” in Crystal City, VA. Below are his prepared remarks: After New START, What’s Next? It’s a pleasure and … Continue reading

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Kyl Mischaracterizes ACA on Missile Defense

By Tom Collina The Arms Control Association often finds itself at odds with Senate Republican Minority Whip Jon Kyl (Ariz.). After all, Sen. Kyl led opposition to the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty in 1999 and to New START last year, … Continue reading

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Russia Approves New START–Now What?

By Tom Z. Collina New START is reaching the finish line.  After three votes in Russia’s lower house of parliament, or Duma, Russia’s upper house, the Federation Council, gave unanimous final approval today.  The U.S. Senate approved New START on … Continue reading

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The State of the Union and Nuclear Policy

By Rob Golan-Vilella Last night, President Barack Obama delivered his annual State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. As expected, the speech focused heavily on domestic and economic policy. With unemployment still over 9% and the … Continue reading

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From Hiroshima, Nobel Peace Laureates Call for Action Toward a World Without Nukes, Beginning with New START and CTBT

By Daryl G. Kimball Today in Hiroshima, the 11th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates concluded with the reading of “The Hiroshima Declaration on the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons” by 1997 Nobel prize recipient Jody Williams. The declaration notes that … Continue reading

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Time to Reaffirm U.S. Commitment to CTBT

By Eric Auner According to a recent Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Proliferation Analysis by Daryl Kimball, President Obama should use the International Day against Nuclear Tests to reiterate his pledge to ratify the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty. American Does … Continue reading

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August CTBT Update

Last week, ACA Executive Director Daryl Kimball published an Issue Brief responding to lingering questions and doubts regarding the United States’ ability to maintain its nuclear stockpile into the indefinite future. Continue reading

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