Category Archives: Tactical Nuclear Weapons

NATO On Nuclear Weapons: Opportunities Missed and Next Steps Forward

By Daryl G. Kimball, Oliver Meier, and Paul Ingram At their May 20-21 summit in Chicago, NATO leaders missed an important opportunity to change the Alliance’s outdated nuclear policy and open the way to improving European security by the removal … Continue reading

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Germany pushes for changes in NATO’s nuclear posture

By Oliver Meier As NATO works to revise its nuclear and deterrence strategy in time for its May 2012 Summit in Chicago, Germany is pushing for changes in the Alliance’s declaratory policy and for a stronger role of NATO in … Continue reading

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Original Nuclear Weapons States Need to Walk the Walk and Fulfill Their NPT Disarmament and Nonproliferation Commitments

By Daryl G. Kimball and Peter Crail This week’s meeting of senior officials from the five original nuclear weapon states (the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, and China) in Paris for the second meeting on nuclear weapons policy … Continue reading

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New START Opponents Scrape Bottom

By Tom Z. Collina and Daryl G. Kimball In a desperate last-ditch effort to derail a likely Senate vote on the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START), a smattering of treaty opponents led by the controversial Center for Security … Continue reading

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Romney Is Wrong on New START (Again)

By Daryl G. Kimball Once-upon-a-time presidential candidate, Mitt Romney has once again urged the Senate to “Stop New START.” Once again he shows he’s getting some bad advice. Romney’s latest column in The Boston Globe is full of misrepresentations, factual … Continue reading

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Under Obama, U.S. Nuclear Alert Policy Still Stuck in the Cold War

By Daryl Kimball In a September 2008 Arms Control Today Presidential Q & A, then-candidate for president Barack Obama committed “to working with Russia and other nuclear-armed states to make deep cuts in global [nuclear weapons] stockpiles by the end … Continue reading

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