Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation

The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation is a Washington, D.C.-based 501(c)3 non-profit, non-partisan research organization dedicated to enhancing international peace and security in the 21st century. The Center is funded by grants from private foundations and the generosity of thousands of individual donors.

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Monday, December 19, 2011
Death of North Korean Leader
As news broke about the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation calls for a calm, patient and cautious wait-and-see approach by the US and neighboring countries. Duyeon Kim, Deputy Director for Nuclear Non-Proliferation says, “Immediate turmoil or chaos on the ground is unlikely but rather a fairly stable situation because North Korea has been planning for this day for a while and the next leader is in place, Kim Jong-un.”
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Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Vote on New START a Win for U.S. National Security
Council for a Livable World and the Center for Arms Control and Non Proliferation today praised the bipartisan vote by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to approve the New START nuclear reductions treaty by a vote of 14-4 and urged prompt consideration of the treaty by the full Senate.
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Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Frank, Task Force, Urge Pentagon Role in Deficit Reduction
House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank (D-Mass.), along with a bipartisan task force that includes members of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, Cato Institute, Center for Defense Information and others, announced the release today of a new report that identifies $960 billion in Pentagon budget savings that can be generated over the next ten years from realistic reductions in defense spending. The report was produced by the Sustainable Defense Task Force, a group convened in response to a request from Rep.
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Friday, June 11, 2010
Frank, Task Force, Urge Pentagon Role in Deficit Reduction
House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank (D-Mass.), along with a bipartisan task force that includes members of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, Cato Institute, Center for Defense Information and others, announced the release today of a new report that identifies $960 billion in Pentagon budget savings that can be generated over the next ten years from realistic reductions in defense spending. The report was produced by the Sustainable Defense Task Force, a group convened in response to a request from Rep. Frank to explore options for reducing the defense
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Wednesday, June 09, 2010
Diplomacy, Not Sanctions, Key to Iranian Nuclear Situation
Today, experts at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation responded to the passage on June 9 of a fourth round of sanctions against Iran by the United Nations Security Council.
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Thursday, May 27, 2010
U.S. Highest Defense Spender: Budget Eight Times that of Russia
A new report from the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation finds that the United States remains the global leader in defense spending, surpassing the next closest country by more than eight times.
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Monday, May 24, 2010
Kyl Wrong on the Impact of U.S. Nuclear Policies
Today, experts at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation responded to recent remarks from Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) regarding current nuclear arms control efforts, including the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (“New START”) between the United States and Russia. In May 19 remarks at the Nixon Center’s National Policy Conference, Kyl argued that:
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Thursday, April 08, 2010
Arms Control Experts Praise Signing of New START with Russia
Early this morning, President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed the most significant nuclear reductions treaty in decades between the United States and Russia. The signing ceremony took place in Prague, Czech Republic, the location of President Obama's April 2009 historic speech on nuclear weapons.
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Tuesday, April 06, 2010
Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Statement on Obama Administration’s Nuclear Posture Review
One year ago in Prague, President Obama pledged that the Nuclear Posture Review “will put an end to Cold War thinking” and “reduce the role of nuclear weapons in our national security strategy.”
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Friday, March 26, 2010
Arms Control Experts Applaud Announcement of New Nuclear Reductions Treaty with Russia
Today, the Obama Administration announced that negotiations for the text of the most significant nuclear reductions treaty between the United States and Russia in decades are complete. President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will sign the agreement on April 8 in Prague, Czech Republic.
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