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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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Week Ahead Feb. 24-March 2: Castle Bravo Test Anniversary; Pentagon Budget; NATO Ministers & G8 Partnership Meetings

In the coming days, the staff and editors at the Arms Control Association will be keeping an eye on the following arms control-related developments. For more news and analysis on these and other weapons-related security issues, consider subscribing to ACA’s … Continue reading

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Week Ahead Feb. 8-14: Two nuclear conferences and a film festival

This bulletin highlights significant events in the world of arms control in the coming days, as compiled by staff and friends of the Arms Control Association. For more news and analysis on these and other weapons-related security issues, consider subscribing to … Continue reading

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The Week Ahead Jan. 20-27: Iran Nuclear Deal Implemented; Downwinders Day

This bulletin highlights significant events in the world of arms control in the coming days, as compiled by staff and friends of the Arms Control Association. For more news and analysis on these and other weapons-related security issues, consider subscribing to ACA’s … 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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Syria CW Elimination Mission Enters New and Challenging Phase

By Daryl G. Kimball (The Hague, Netherlands) — This week diplomats from the member states of the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention met for four days at the headquarters of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for their 18th … Continue reading

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The Week Ahead Dec. 2-8: OPCW States Gather; IAEA expands work in Iran

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The Week Ahead October 21-27: MEWMDFZ Meeting; Syria CW Deadline

This bulletin highlights significant events in the world of arms control in the coming week, as compiled by staff and friends of the Arms Control Association. (Send your suggestions for events to be covered here.) – the Editors at Arms … Continue reading

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The Week Ahead: August 31- September 6

This bulletin highlights significant events in the world of arms control in the coming week, as compiled by staff and friends of the Arms Control Association. (Send your suggestions here.) – Jefferson Morley, Senior Editorial Consultant, Arms Control Today UN Inspectors to … Continue reading

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NNSA Nuclear Weapons Budget Ignores Fiscal Realities; Congress Should Re-Examine B61 Project

By Daryl G. Kimball and Tom Z. Collina The Barack Obama administration’s fiscal year 2014 budget request proposes spending $7.87 billion for National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Weapons Activities, which would be an increase of $654 million, or nine percent … Continue reading

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