Tag Archives: Nuclear Weapons

Senator Lugar Honored for National Security Work

By Kelsey Davenport The American Security Project (ASP) honored Senator Richard Lugar (R–Ind.) on Wednesday for his extensive contributions to national security as the first recipient of an ASP award for leadership in national security. ASP will annually present “the … Continue reading

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Ingram At their May 20-21 summit in Chicago, NATO leaders missed an important opportunity to change the Alliance’s outdated nuclear policy and open the way to improving European security by the removal … Continue reading

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Summit Successes Over Seoul-ed?

By Benjamin Kagel and Kelsey Davenport A panel of four foreign policy experts weighed in on missed opportunities from the recent nuclear security summit, held March 26-27 in Seoul, South Korea. Speaking at the National Press Club last Friday, the … 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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Accelerating the Entry Into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

By Daryl G. Kimball Today, fifteen years after the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty was opened for signature, more than 100 senior government officials will gather at the United Nations in New York for the seventh conference on “Facilitating Entry … Continue reading

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Bad Betting Advice on Iran from The Washington Post

The Washington Post’s editors are reinforcing the Iranian government’s narrative with respect to Tehran’s nuclear program. Last November, the editors criticized Defense Secretary Gates for “talking down military action [against Iran].” This week, they assert that a “better course [than … Continue reading

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What about Egypt’s WMD?

By Nik Gebben If Egypt’s political future remains uncertain, its nonproliferation future is even more so. The only known quantity on this issue is former IAEA Director-General Mohamed ElBaradei, who could potentially help steer Cairo in a stronger direction on nonproliferation.  … Continue reading

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