Tag Archives: Nuclear Weapons

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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Defying Global Taboo, North Korea Conducts 3rd Nuclear Blast

By Daryl G. Kimball and Greg Thielmann The government of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has apparently conducted its third nuclear test explosion, defying the explicit demands of the UN Security Council and the international community that it … 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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Netanyahu’s Iran Nuclear Timeline: Off Point and Off Base

By Daryl Kimball, Greg Thielmann, and Kelsey Davenport In his September 27 speech to the UN General Assembly, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu drew an explicit “red line” for Iran’s nuclear program, both figuratively and literally.  However, his meaning was … Continue reading

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Ashton on Next Steps for P5+1 Talks with Iran

By Kelsey Davenport On Tuesday September 18, the top negotiators for the P5+1 and Iran met in Istanbul to continue discussions on Iran’s nuclear program. This was the first time that EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and Iranian nuclear … Continue reading

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Clarifying the Record on Iran’s Alleged Nuclear Weapons Program

By Greg Thielmann and Kelsey Davenport The Associated Press reported from Vienna September 11 that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has received “new and significant intelligence” regarding the potential military dimensions of Iran’s nuclear program, particularly in the area … Continue reading

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Sanctions Squeeze Too Tight?

  By Kelsey Davenport The Administration and Congress are increasing the pressure on Tehran, but in their attempts to tighten the squeeze with further restrictive measures this week, cracks in the international support for sanctions are beginning to show. The … Continue reading

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