“For half a century, ACA has been providing the world … with advocacy, analysis, and awareness on some of the most critical topics of international peace and security, including on how to achieve our common, shared goal of a world free of nuclear weapons.”

– Izumi Nakamitsu
UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs
June 2, 2022
Inside the Arms Control Association

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  • “Somebody Has to Make the First Move”
    September 2023

    National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan's announcement June 2 on the United States engaging Russia “now to manage nuclear risks and develop a post-2026 arms control framework” and “without preconditions" was an encouraging sign, but three months later, this important dialogue has not yet begun.

  • Oppenheimer and Today’s Nuclear Dangers
    August 2023

    At a time of increasing global tensions and growing risk of nuclear war, Christopher Nolan's mesmerizing, expertly-crafted, and sometimes disturbing feature-length film, Oppenheimer, provides a jolting, timely reminder for millions of moviegoers that nuclear weapons are anything but normal because they give the leaders of a few nations to power to destroy us all.

  • A New Opening to Reduce the Nuclear Danger
    June 2023

    In this issue, we highlight how ACA continues its steadfast work to build domestic and international pressure for Washington and Moscow to re-engage on nuclear risk reduction and to encourage the other nuclear-armed NPT States to join the nuclear disarmament enterprise. Also, members have an opportunity to tell Congress to oppose funding for new nuclear weapons.

  • White House National Security Advisor to Address ACA In Wake of Hiroshima Summit
    May 2023

    Sullivan will detail the President’s vision for heading off nuclear weapons competition, advancing nuclear arms control and nonproliferation measures, and reducing the risk of nuclear use. His remarks will come shortly after the Summit of G-7 Leaders on May 19-21 in Hiroshima, Japan, the target of the first atomic bombing.

  • Preventing Escalation of Russia’s War on Ukraine
    April 2023

    As Russia’s disastrous war against Ukraine enters its second year, the destruction and bloodshed continue. Despite the enormous human toll of the war, Moscow is still trying to seize more Ukrainian territory and Kyiv is still fighting hard to retake its Russian-occupied lands.