Arms Control

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Is the nonproliferation agenda stuck in the Cold War?

October 2013

CISAC affiliate and former postdoctoral fellow, Francesca Giovannini, and SIPRI Arms Control Fellow, Amy J.

My Personal Journey at the Nuclear Brink

June 2013

CISAC Faculty Member and former U.S. Secretary of Defense William J. Perry tells the story of how he became a nuclear weapons abolitionist.

Requiem for a Realist: Remembering the nuclear strategist

May 2013

Scott Sagan, in this piece for Foreign Policy, remembers his longtime friend and colleague Kenneth Waltz. Waltz passed away on May 13.

Testimony before the Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, U.S. House of Representatives

April 2013

CISAC Affiliate Rodney Ewing, Chairman of the U.S.

Nuclear Zero? Why Not Nuclear Infinity?

July 2011

Source: Wall Street Journal The world would not be safer if the U.S. had no nuclear weapons.

Can We Unlearn the Bomb?

May 2011

Reframing Nuclear De-Alert: Decreasing the Operational Readiness of U.S. and Russian Arsenals

December 2009

Executive Summary of Report Nearly twenty years after the end of the Cold War, Russia and the United States continue to maintain hundreds of nuclear weapons capable of striking the other side, and...

Preparing for Sudden Change in North Korea

January 2009

It possesses nuclear weapons and missiles to deliver them, and despite some progress, it is by no means clear that the ongoing six-party talks will be able to reveal the full extent of the country...

Russian and Chinese Responses to U.S. Military Plans in Space

December 2008

In recent years, Russia and China have urged the negotiation of an international treaty to prevent an arms race in outer space.

Managing Global Insecurity: A Plan for Action

September 2008

The 21st century will be defined by security threats unconstrained by borders--from climate change, nuclear proliferation, and terrorism to conflict, poverty, disease, and economic instability.

Hearing of the United States Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development

April 2008

In his testimony, Dr. Hecker comments on the National Nuclear Security Administration's Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation programs and 2009 budget request.

Rebuilding the NPT Consensus

April 2008

This report and the contributed papers are the result of a project sponsored by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs with funding from the Flora Family Foundation and of an associated workshop...

Negotiating with North Korea: 1992-2007

January 2008

Over the past seven years, public debate and political commentary on North Korea’s nuclear program have pitted one mode of negotiations (bilateral) against another (multilateral).  That debate...

Reykjavik Revisited: Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons

September 2007

Twenty-one years ago, at the October 1986 Reykjavik Summit, President Ronald Reagan and Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev entered into an unprecedented dialogue regarding their desire to...

Preventing Nuclear Proliferation and Nuclear Terrorism: Essential Steps to Reduce the Availability of Nuclear-Explosive Materials

March 2005

This report proposes a set of initiatives aimed at stopping the spread of nuclear weapons to more countries and to non-state terrorist and criminal organizations.

Biological Security in a Changed World

September 2001

The horrifying events of 11 September 2001 serve notice that civilization will confront severe challenges in the twenty-first century.

Verifying the Agreed Framework

April 2001

A joint Stanford University-Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory team of scientists, nuclear engineers and arms control experts has concluded in a new study that North Korea's compliance with the...

China and the CTBT Negotiations

December 1998

This report reviews Chinese participation in the international negotiations for a Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) at the Conference on Disarmament (CD) in Geneva and provides...

U.S. Standards for Protecting Weapons-Usable Fissile Material Compared to International Standards

October 1998

In the 1990s, global concern over illicit trafficking in nuclear material to terrorists and nation-states has intensified.

Nuclear Disarmament: How Much Have the Five Nuclear Powers Promised in the Non-Proliferation Treaty?

June 1994

Under Article VI of the NPT, all parties agree "to pursue negotiations in good faith on effective measures relating to cessation of the nuclear arms race at an early date and to nuclear disarmament...

Nuclear Verification Under the NPT: What Should It Cover--How Far May It Go?

April 1994

Strengthening Nuclear Non-Proliferation Security Assurances for Non-Nuclear-Weapons States

July 1992

The dissolution of the Soviet Union has brought new nuclear non-proliferation dangers and opportunities.

Who Inherited the Former Soviet Union's Obligations Under Arms Control Treaties with the United States?

March 1992

People

Michael May Michael M. May Senior Fellow Professor, Management Science and Engineering
Anna Weichselbraun Anna M. Weichselbraun Postdoctoral Fellow
Rachel Hirshman Rachel Hirshman CISAC Honors Student
Pavel Podvig Affiliate
Sean Kanuck Sean Kanuck Affiliate
Leonard Weiss Leonard Weiss Visiting Scholar
Jeffrey Lewis Affiliate
David Elliott Affiliate
Adam Segal Adam Segal Affiliate