Category Archives: New START

Summit or No Summit, the U.S.-Russian Strategic Dialogue Must Go On

By Daryl G. Kimball Today, the White House announced that President Barack Obama has “reached the conclusion that there is not enough recent progress in our bilateral agenda with Russia to hold a U.S.-Russia Summit in early September.” The White … Continue reading

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No Evidence of INF Treaty Violation in 2013 Compliance Report

By Greg Thielmann The 2013 Arms Control Compliance Report issued by the State Department on July 12 showed little change in the assessments of U.S.-Russian arms control treaty compliance provided by last year’s report. Covering the period ending on December … Continue reading

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Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty at 45

By Daryl G. Kimball Forty-five years ago today, the United States, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and dozens of other countries signed the nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) at ceremonies in Washington, Moscow, and London. In his remarks at the … Continue reading

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The Prague Nuclear Agenda, Part Two

By Tom Z. Collina Four years after the historic speech in Prague laying out his nuclear policy priorities, President Barack Obama must now decide which issues to focus on in his second—and last—term. The administration accomplished many important arms control … Continue reading

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Obama Renews Commitment to Reducing Nuclear Weapons Threat

By Daryl G. Kimball Barack Obama’s State of the Union pledge to continue “to lead the effort to prevent the spread of the world’s most dangerous weapons” represents a renewal of the President’s commitment to pursue a step-by-step plan toward … Continue reading

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New START Almost Goes Over the Cliff

By Tom Z. Collina and Daryl G. Kimball In all the last minute drama about whether the nation would fall off the ‘fiscal cliff,’ it went largely unnoticed that the 2010 New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) almost took … Continue reading

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The New START Data Exchange Trend Lines: Why Are They So Flat?

By Greg Thielmann The Department of State released today the latest data exchange for the systems limited by the 2010 New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START). Under the provisions of the treaty, the two parties are obligated to exchange … Continue reading

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Rep. Turner Undercut by Appropriators on CMRR

By Kelsey Davenport Lawmakers attempting hold New START implementation hostage to budget increases were stuck a serious blow last week when the House and Senate Appropriations committees lined up in support of the administration’s decision to zero out funding for … Continue reading

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Obama on Track With Call for Deeper Nuclear Reductions

By Daryl G. Kimball On Monday President Barack Obama delivered a major address on his nuclear security agenda at Hankuk University in Seoul as he and other leaders gather for the second international Nuclear Security Summit. The bulk of his … Continue reading

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Needed: A “Reset” in Candidate Romney’s Hostility Toward New START

By Greg Thielmann The White Paper on U.S. security strategy released October 7 by “Romney for President, Inc.” shows some improvement over the July 2010 articles of GOP presidential candidate Romney regarding New START, which were riddled with factual errors.  His public … Continue reading

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