Senior Policy Director Alexandra Bell was interviewed for an article in CQ Researcher on the potential for a new U.S.-Russian arms race. “If the U.S. and Russia are reinvesting in their strategic arsenals and re-emphasizing nuclear weapons in their national security strategies, they’re telegraphing to the rest of the world that this is where they […]
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Executive Director John Tierney spoke with Vox about the importance of all presidential candidates being willing and able to answer questions about the U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal. The lack of response by many of the candidates, including Buttigieg, troubled the group’s executive director John Tierney, a former nine-term Democratic member of Congress. “If a candidate […]
Executive Director John Tierney was a featured guest on the What Matters Most podcast discussing a variety of topics including waning interest in nuclear arms control, taking for granted the deals that have kept the world safe from nuclear war, the size of nuclear weapons compared to those used in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the conflict […]
Executive Director John Tierney was the featured guest on the Press The Button podcast, speaking about the National Defense Authorization Act, and challenging the idea that US national security depends on ever-increasing defense spending.
Bryan Bender of POLITICO wrote about the Council’s newest project, NukeVote2020, which tracks presidential candidates’ positions on nuclear policies. The Council for a Livable World, a leading arms control group, has launched a new website, NukeVote2020.org, to track the positions of White House hopefuls on nuclear policy and weapons spending. The website will track where […]