Civil war in the ranks of the Republican Party and determined Democratic opposition to President Donald Trump’s presidency have shifted the 2018 election odds toward the Democrats. Mid-term elections tend to be referenda on incumbent presidents; while the President retains solid support from his base supporters, he has been less well received by much of the […]
House consideration of the annual defense authorization bills has been a debacle in recent years and this year is no exception. Republican hardliners control the House Armed Services Committee and the House floor; a terrible bill voted out of the Armed Services Committee became even worse. As in the past, a more reasonable outcome for […]
Read the full op-ed in Penn Live here. For decades, nuclear arms control has been one of the few subjects garnering support from both Democrats and Republicans. Regardless of political ideology or preference, lawmakers in Washington and Americans across the country have largely agreed that reducing the risk of nuclear weapons benefits U.S. national security. […]
Read the full op-ed in Raleigh News and Observer. Almost 30 years after the end of the Cold War, duck-and-cover drills are distant memories for most Americans. Unfortunately, Russia’s nuclear arsenal still poses an existential threat to the United States. Over the years, the United States has worked tirelessly to build an intricate system of […]
Missed Council Executive Director John Tierney on Facebook Live? Watch the replay! Former Congressman Tierney talked about the results of Georgia’s 6th District special election, the 2018 mid-terms elections, the Trump Administration’s Nuclear Posture Review (NPR), the defense budget, nuclear modernization plan, U.S. missile defense, the North Korean threat, and a whole lot more.