Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament

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Next Steps in U.S. and Russian Nuclear Cooperation (Audio)

Speakers: Rose E. Gottemoeller, Steven Pifer, and Micah Zenko
Presider: Clifford A. Kupchan

Following U.S. ratification of the New START arms control treaty with Russia, Rose E. Gottemoeller, Steven Pifer, and Micah Zenko discuss the next steps in U.S. and Russian nuclear cooperation, in particular with regard to missile defense cooperation and the new "123 Agreement."

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Global Security Institutions: The Nonproliferation Regime (Audio)

Speakers: Nobuyasu Abe, Graham T. Allison, and Abdul S. Minty
Presider: Alexander T.J. Lennon

A panel of experts debate the future of the nonproliferation regime as a global security institution.

This session is part of a Council on Foreign Relations symposium on Rising Powers and Global Institutions in the Twenty-First Century and was made possible through generous support from the Robina Foundation.

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Academic Conference Call: Strengthening the Nonproliferation Regime (Audio)

Speaker: Charles D. Ferguson
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Listen to Charles D. Ferguson, the Philip D. Reed senior fellow for science and technology at CFR, discuss U.S. nuclear weapons policy and strengthening the nonproliferation regime with students as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.

Learn more about CFR's Academic Initiative.

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U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy: Report of a CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force (Audio)

Speakers: William J. Perry and Brent Scowcroft
Presider: Jackson Diehl

Listen to the co-chairs of the CFR-sponsored independent task force on U.S. nuclear weapons policy outline their recommendations on how to ensure the safety, security, and reliability of the U.S. deterrent nuclear force, prevent nuclear terrorism and strengthen the nuclear nonproliferation regime.

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Strengthening the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime (Audio)

Speakers: Charles D. Ferguson, Christopher A. Ford, and Paul Lettow
Presider: Henry Sokolski

Listen to experts analyze current nuclear nonproliferation agreements, as well as how to address the nuclear ambitions of countries such as India and Iran.

This session was part of the CFR conference: The United States and the Future of Global Governance, which was made possible through the generous support of the Robina Foundation.

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Council Special Report No. 71

Strategic Stability in the Second Nuclear Age

Author: Gregory D. Koblentz

The world has entered a second nuclear age shaped by rising nuclear states and military technologies. Gregory Koblentz argues that the United States should work with the other nuclear-armed states to manage threats to nuclear stability in the near term and establish processes for multilateral arms control efforts over the longer term.

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Council Special Report No. 69

Limiting Armed Drone Proliferation

Authors: Micah Zenko and Sarah E. Kreps

In this Council Special Report, Douglas Dillon Fellow Micah Zenko and Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow Sarah Kreps argue that it is essential to begin working now to expand and establish rules and norms governing armed drones. By doing so, they predict, the United States will create standards of behavior that other countries will be more likely to follow.

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Council Special Report No. 54

Strengthening the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime

Author: Paul Lettow

Violations of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty by Iran and North Korea threaten to undermine the legitimacy of the nonproliferation regime. Paul Lettow proposes a comprehensive agenda for improvements, including tougher sanctions against transgressors, a criteria-based system to limit the spread of enrichment and processing technologies, and expansion of International Atomic Energy Agency authority.

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