For decades, national security and health experts have warned of the risks of global threats that are simply too big for one country to handle, such as disease pandemics, climate change, and nuclear war. For many years, the response of our national and global leaders has fallen short.
An oversight official raises concerns about the U.S. ability to modernize its nuclear forces on time and on budget.
The extension of New START remains up in the air as the Trump administration pushes talks with China.
The Pentagon is no longer seeking to update its aircraft used to photograph Russian military sites.
A March 19 test shows the U.S. aim to keep up or surpass Chinese and Russian technology developments.
Global arms transfers continue to grow, with Washington providing more than one-third of them.
The Trump administration is seeking to cut funds to cooperative threat reduction activities by 36 percent.
Firearms Export Changes Partially Blocked
Court Ends Final Bid to Save MOX Program
Wassenaar Nations Set New Export Controls
The Trump administration’s excessive strategy to replace nearly the entire U.S. nuclear arsenal at roughly the same time is a ticking budget time bomb, even at historically high levels of national defense spending.
Fulfilling a goal outlined in its 2018 Nuclear Posture Review report, the Trump administration acknowledged last month that the United States has deployed for the first time a low-yield nuclear warhead on some U.S. submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs).
The State Department’s head of delegation to the 2020 NPT Review Conference provides the U.S. perspective on the meeting.