"[Arms Control Today] has become indispensable! I think it is the combination of the critical period we are in and the quality of the product. I found myself reading the May issue from cover to cover."

– Frank von Hippel
Co-Director of Program on Science and Global Security, Princeton University
June 1, 2018
Nuclear Nonproliferation
  • April 1, 2024

    A special UN Security Council meeting on nuclear disarmament issues convened by Japan in March underscored agreement among all 15 members that the risk of nuclear war and arms racing is higher than at any point since the end of the Cold War.

  • April 1, 2024

    After creating the atomic bomb, J. Robert Oppenheimer looked for an arms control solution to prevent an unwinnable superpower nuclear arms race.

  • March 18, 2024

    Russia’s nuclear threats and China's increased nuclear arsenal underscore the need for strong U.S. leadership for nuclear arms control diplomacy. Call on your Representatives to show their support for strong U.S. leadership by becoming a cosponsor of a resolution introduced this month. (March 2024)

  • March 13, 2024

    The IAEA reports a small decrease in Iran’s 60 percent uranium stockpile, but no progress on the safeguards investigation. In the meantime, the annual U.S. Worldwide Threat Assessment, released after a Congressional hearing March 11, assesses that Iran is not engaged in weaponization activities.

  • March 5, 2024

    Without awareness and understanding of the human catastrophe, it is easy for us to treat past events as dull, esoteric history textbook contents.

  • March 1, 2024

    From the politics of the television industry to the world stage, David Craig leaves no stone unturned in examining how the movie made it onto millions of television screens and its influence on ending the nuclear arms race.

  • March 1, 2024

    Italy has new aims for an initiative to prevent the spread of weapons of mass destruction.

  • February 29, 2024
    Escalating regional tensions could push Tehran to determine it needs a nuclear deterrent for security or the United States to miscalculate Iran’s intentions and prematurely use military force against the country’s nuclear facilities. ... Increased monitoring provides greater assurance that any dash to nuclear weapons would be quickly detected and reduces the likelihood of the United States or Israel misjudging Iran’s nuclear activities, a move that could have devastating ripple effects.
  • January 25, 2024

    International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi called for diplomacy with Tehran after the agency reported that Iran increased its production of uranium enriched to near weapons grade. Grossi also criticized Iran for restricting cooperation with the agency.

  • January 19, 2024

    The Physicists Coalition for Nuclear Threat Reduction is inviting physical scientists and engineers to our inaugural Washington, D.C. Engagement Days to engage with policymakers and practitioners and encourage efforts to reduce nuclear weapons threats.