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 […]
Senior Fellow John Isaacs spoke with CQ Roll Call about Senate efforts to build new plutonium pits. Both Heinrich and Graham are looking to lock into law the target of 80 pits, but South Carolina would benefit more from the Senate’s approach, according to John Isaacs, senior fellow at the Council for a Livable World, […]
Senior Fellow John Isaacs spoke with CQ about the process behind the Senate’s National Defense Authorization Act floor debate. “Instead, the Senate will hold a shadow debate with few — or more likely zero — serious votes and virtually total avoidance of substantive policy-making. Instead, Republicans and Democrats will come together on the lowest common […]