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The Week Ahead, July 28 – August 1: Congressional Hearings on Iran Nuclear Talks; CD Begins Final Session; House Hearing on North Korea; Unfinished Congressional Business; Compliance Report Due

The following are some of the key arms control dates and developments to watch over the next 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, July 14-20: P5+1 talks with Iran; Anniversary of “Trinity” Test; Nuclear Modernization; and More

The following are some of the key arms control dates and developments to watch over the next fortnight. 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 Next 2 Weeks Ahead, July 30-July 12: P5+1 and Iran Talks Resume; Syria Chem Transfer; Energy and Water Appropriations Votes

The following are some of the key arms control dates and developments to watch over the next fortnight. 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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United States Lagging on New START Implementation

By Greg Thielmann The latest semi-annual exchange of data under the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) shows continuing U.S. lethargy in implementing the modest reductions agreed to when it joined Russia in signing the treaty three-and-a-half years ago. One should … Continue reading

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Nuke Subs Sinking Navy Budget

By Tom Z. Collina In these days of high-stakes budget battles on Capitol Hill, it is typical for budget managers to point at someone else’s program as the problem. But when everyone starts pointing at the same program, you know … Continue reading

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No German pledge on nuclear-capable aircraft modernization

By Oliver Meier On September 5 the Berliner Zeitung reported that at the May 2012 NATO summit Germany had silently reneged on its goal to advocate withdrawal of U.S. nuclear weapons from Germany and committed to spend 250 million Euro … Continue reading

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The New U.S. Defense Strategy: Toward A Smaller, Less Costly Nuclear Force

By Daryl G. Kimball and Tom Z. Collina This morning, President Obama and Defense Secretary Panetta unveiled their new defense strategy that is designed to yield some $450 billion plus in budget savings that must be achieved over the next … Continue reading

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China’s Nuclear Modernization Efforts Cast A Long Shadow

By Kathleen E. Masterson The modernization of China and Russia’s nuclear arsenals and delivery systems were the subject of a House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee hearing on Oct. 14. The hearing took place in the context of a recent … Continue reading

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