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"I learned so much about arms control and disarmament at ACA! I learned more about arms control here in four months than I had in all three years at my college."

– Alicia Sanders-Zakre
Intern, Fall 2016
December 16, 2016
Nuclear Nonproliferation
  • June 1, 2021

    Iran has agreed to extend a critical temporary monitoring arrangement with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for one month, the agency reported May 24.

  • May 25, 2021
    Biden, Moon wrapped up their summit after discussing several bilateral diplomacy, missiles, and North Korea amidst a quiet, ongoing arms buildup. Pyongyang remained quiet as Moon pledged to support U.S. efforts toward North Korean denuclearization.
  • May 17, 2021

    Current U.S. nuclear weapons policies exceed what is necessary to deter a nuclear attack from any U.S. adversary, and the financial and opportunity costs of the current nuclear modernization plan are rising fast. Here are responses to several common arguments advanced by the supporters of the nuclear weapons status quo against proposals for adjusting the current U.S. nuclear modernization plan so that it is less costly and more conducive to efforts to reduce nuclear weapons risks. 

  • May 12, 2021
    Russia took another step closer to withdrawing from the Open Skies Treaty, while the Biden administration has yet to make a decision about the future of potential U.S. participation in the accord. A summit between Presidents Biden and Putin is in the works, possibly to occur in mid-June.
  • May 1, 2021

    Decades ago, Albert Einstein & other scientists led the way in warning about the nuclear threat. Can a new generation of scientists rally the public against a growing investment in ever more lethal weapons?

  • May 1, 2021

    Russia, China, and Iran are failing to fully comply with treaties related to nuclear and chemical weapons, according to a State Department report.

  • April 21, 2021
    Members of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran are making progress toward restoring the nuclear agreement, as the United States and Iran both appear committed to returning to compliance with the accord. Negotiations have not been without hiccups, and an act of sabotage on Iran's Natanz facility threatened to derail talks. Iran celebrated its National Nuclear Day April 10.
  • April 13, 2021

    While President Joe Biden faces an array of complex foreign and domestic challenges, early proactive outreach to North Korea must be a priority.

  • April 12, 2021

    The alleged sabotage of Iran's Natanz nuclear facility comes during a critical phase in the ongoing diplomatic efforts to bring the United States and Iran back into compliance with the 2015 multilateral nuclear deal.

  • April 1, 2021

    Nearly three years after the United States exited the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, Washington and Tehran now agree on the need to restore mutual compliance, but they remain in a stalement about how exactly to do so.

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