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Nuclear Abolition & The Next Arms Race
As the U.S. reduces its nuclear arsenal, what might the next arms race look like? Assuming current nuclear trends continue, the next two decades will test America’s security and that of its closest allies as they never have been tested before. Before 2020, the United Kingdom could find its nuclear forces eclipsed not only by those of Pakistan, but of Israel and of India. Soon thereafter, France may share the same fate. read more
Jul 18, 2010 Heritage Hosts NPEC Lecture: "Will Obama's Arms Control Agenda Stop with New START?"
NPEC's executive director explains why rushing to ratify the New START Treaty would forgo a critical opportunity to draw the administration out on what America's arms control agenda and strategic weapons policies are and to advise the White House on what they ought to be. The video of this Heritage-hosted lecture can be viewed here. Global Security Newswire covered the event and focused on the obstacles that the U.S. faces in reaching more arms control agreements with Russia.
Audio & Video
Jul 08, 2010 Missiles for Peace
SUMMARY In "Missiles for Peace" published by Armed Forces Journal, NPEC's executive director, Henry Sokolski explains why the U.S. needs to pursue a dual track policy of deploying a significant number of long-range conventional ground based missiles while offering to expand and update existing limits on such weapons.
Articles
Jun 28, 2010 Off and Running: The Middle East Nuclear Arms Race
Richard L. Russell details the growing nuclear aspirations of a number of Middle Eastern states in a National Defense University's Joint Forces Quarterly article that reflects research he did for NPEC.
Articles; Working Papers
May 17, 2010 National Review: "A Bad Idea Made Worse"
In a blog posting for the National Review Online NPEC's executive director explains why the new Brazilian-Turkish negotiated agreement for Iran's low enriched uranium was based on a bad idea that Washington first floated last fall, and how it has now been made even worse.
Op-Eds & Blogs
May 17, 2010 Lehrer Newshour Discusses Brazilian-Turkish Negotiated Fuel Swap with NPEC's Executive Director
NPEC's executive director went on PBS Newshour to discuss the new deal negotiated by Brazil and Turkey that would send Iranian low enriched uranium abroad in exchange for higher enriched material fabricated into forms that can be used in its medical reactors, but he notes the deal has quickly wrong footed the U.S. in its push for sanctions.
Audio & Video
May 12, 2010 Online Video from NPEC Book Release at AEI: How to Avoid War in South Asia
Video of a joint event hosted by the American Enterprise Institute and NPEC, "The Other Nuclear Threat: Avoiding War in South Asia," is now online, where the participants introduce and discuss the research found in NPEC's new book, Pakistan's Nuclear Future: Reining in the Risk.
Audio & Video
Apr 27, 2010 Greg Jones: When Could Iran Have the Bomb? An Analysis of Recent Statements That Iran is 3 to 5 Years Away
In a new analysis for NPEC, Greg Jones examines recent estimates from the Defense Intelligence Agency that Iran is 3 to 5 years from getting a bomb and concludes that despite these optimistic U.S. predictions, Tehran has the capacity to enrich enough uranium for a bomb in seven months or less.
Working Papers
Apr 26, 2010 Council on Foreign Relations Publishes NPEC's Critique of America's Current Arms Control Strategy
The Council on Foreign Relations has released a report it commissioned NPEC's executive director to write, "Controlling the Further Spread of Nuclear Weapons", where he argues that the present U.S. approach to arms control over reaches, and that policymakers should include measures that can gain bipartisan support in Congress and do not rely on the legal consent of other states.
Articles
Apr 26, 2010 From Pyongyang with Love
This article is also available on The Far Eastern Economic Review"s website. For more, see "Analysts Mull DPRK's Connection to Syrian Nuclear Site," a segment from The News Hour with Jim Lehrer in which Mr. Henry Sokolski appears
Articles; Audio & Video
Apr 19, 2010 The Nuclear Crowd
In a recent Armed Forces Journal article, NPEC executive director Henry Sokolski discusses "The nuclear crowd: Global proliferation trends that will test America's security."  Sokolski comments on the recent U.S.-Russian nuclear agreement, and describes implications of U.S. nuclear policy in general.
Articles
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