Advocacy Coordinator Monica Montgomery was quoted in an article by The Intercept about Representatives Garamendi and Khanna’s plans for an eventual floor vote on whether to pause plans to build a brand new intercontinental ballistic missile system. Monica Montgomery, the advocacy coordinator for the Council for a Livable World, said, “The combination of the vulnerability of […]
Council in the News
Advocacy Coordinator Monica Montgomery was featured on the Early Warning segment of the Press the Button podcast, discussing efforts to halt funding for the development of a new sea-launched nuclear cruise missile.
Executive Director John Tierney and Council Board member Joe Cirincione wrote an op-ed in Defense One about how President Biden can correct the mistakes of the past, halt an arms race, and put the United States in the driver’s seat by putting missile defense on the table in strategic stability talks with Russia. President Joe […]
A Mother Jones article about President Biden’s fiscal year 2022 defense budget request referenced the Council’s presidential candidate questionnaire. When Joe Biden was elected president, critics of nuclear proliferation had high hopes. Here was a president who had gone on record opposing wasteful spending on nuclear weapons, someone who had warned of the risks of an arms race […]
A USNI News article about on the Navy’s decision to shelve the development of a sea-launched nuclear cruise missile referenced the Council’s presidential candidate questionnaire. The 2018 Nuclear Posture Review led by the Trump administration called for the Pentagon to pursue low-yield nuclear weapons. While Republican lawmakers want to develop the capability, Democrats and President […]