My Reality Check About Nuclear Weapons
Since the Cold War ended, the threat of nuclear weapons has not gone away. Yet, for many, nuclear weapons are an afterthought at best. Communications Director Hazel Correa, who, like most, had never worked on nuclear weapons policy before, writes about her understanding of nuclear weapons and defense spending after joining us. It’s a reflection on the very real threat of a nuclear catastrophe. Click here to read what she had to say.
No First Use vs. First Strike
It may seem like an esoteric distinction, but Donald Trump confused the nuclear doctrine of no first use of nuclear weapons and a first nuclear strike at his debate with Hillary Clinton on September 26. Senior Fellow John Isaacs explains why every presidential candidate must know the difference. Click
here to read the piece.
Infographic: The Iran Nuclear Deal is Working
The Iran nuclear deal was mentioned during the presidential debate and again during the Vice-Presidential debate. There is one fact about the deal that matters the most: it’s working. The Center’s infographic displays how the deal blocks Iran’s pathway to a nuclear weapon. Take a look below and click here for a printable version.
Infographic: North Korea’s Five Nuclear Tests
One month after North Korea’s fifth nuclear test, the status quo remains: more sanctions amidst international condemnation. The Center’s latest infographic shows how North Korea’s nuclear capabilities have only increased while the the status quo has stayed the same. It’s clear: diplomacy must be on the table. Take a look below and click here for a printable version.