The Council’s press statement on Biden’s defense budget request, as well as our presidential questionnaire, were referenced in a POLITICO article detailing funding for nuclear weapons outlined in President Biden’s fiscal year 2022 defense budget request. President Joe Biden ran on a platform opposing new nuclear weapons, but his first defense budget backs two controversial […]
Quincy Institute President Andrew Bacevich referenced the Council’s presidential candidate questionnaire in a Responsible Statecraft article about President Biden’s first 100 days in office. “Upon becoming president, Joe Biden wasted no time in reaching an agreement with Russian President Vladimir Putin to extend the life of the New Start nuclear nonproliferation treaty, and that’s a […]
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 […]
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.
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,” […]