A statement by Executive Director John Tierney on President Biden’s Fiscal Year 2022 Pentagon budget request was quoted in Breaking Defense. Former Congressman John Tierney, director for the progressive Council for a Livable World, said in a statement that the Pentagon’s budget “should still be further reduced during congressional budget consideration” since “much work remains […]
Beyond Politics: John Tierney of Council for a Livable World on Peace and Security
Executive Director John Tierney was featured on the Beyond Politics podcast, on which he discussed CLW’s founding, Iran’s nuclear ambitions, Russian diplomacy, forever wars, Yemen and China.
Nuclear stand-off: can Joe Biden avert a new arms race?
A Guardian article about the nuclear challenges facing the incoming Biden administration referenced the Council’s presidential candidate questionnaire. “If Iran moves back into compliance with its nuclear obligations, I will reenter the JCPOA as a starting point and work with our allies in Europe and other world powers to make the deal longer and stronger,” […]
Five top challenges for Biden on defense
An article in The Hill breaking down five foreign policy challenges facing the incoming Biden administration referenced the Council’s presidential candidate questionnaire. Biden for his part pledged during the campaign that his administration would “work to maintain a strong, credible deterrent while reducing our reliance and excessive expenditure on nuclear weapons.” In the same questionnaire […]
Biden to Review U.S. Nuclear-Weapons Programs, With Eye Toward Cuts
A Wall Street Journal article on President-elect Joe Biden’s upcoming review of the U.S.’s nuclear modernization program referenced the Council’s presidential candidate questionnaire. One nuclear program that might face cancellation is a sea-launched cruise missile the Trump administration called for in 2018. During the campaign, Mr. Biden told the Council for a Livable World, an […]
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