Arms Control Wonk

Arms Control Wonk

New START and the Future of Arms Control

President Biden has extended New START for five more years. But what are we going to do with those years? How to we...

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Iran's New Space Launcher: Zoljanah

Iran unveiled a new (mostly) solid-propellant space launcher, the Zoljanah! But it looks....different than the...

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Unravelling the Israeli Ballistic Missile Program

Israel maintains a technologically advanced but understudied ballistic missile arsenal.  Jeffrey and Aaron dive...

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North Korea's Next Nukes

North Korea put on *another* parade, during the 8th Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea.  Kim Jong Un dropped...

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Fancy Ass SWERVE

On Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time, the U.S. Air Force, in partnership with the Strategic...

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The Donald and The Nuclear 7: Parting Shots

Nancy Pelosi has indicated that Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has assured her that there are...

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North Korea's Biggest ICBM Yet

Jeffrey and crew have been busy at work modelling the giant ICBM that the DPRK paraded in October 2020, as well as...

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New Year, New START, New Facilities in Iran

At the end of this awful year, Jeffrey and Aaron talk about the future of arms control, the future of analytics, and...

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Dennis Gormley

Jeffrey and Aaron share stories about the life of Dennis Gormley, renowned proliferation scholar and celebrated...

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The 2020 North Korean Military Parade

On 10/10/2020, the 75th Anniversary of the Founding of the Worker's Party of Korea, the DPRK showed of a lot of...

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Saving the World with Datayo

Melissa Hanham, director of Datayo and Deputy Director of the Open Nuclear Network, joins Jeffrey and Scott to talk...

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The Deal

Now that a few episodes have dropped, Anne and Jeffrey talk about Jeffrey's new project, The Deal.  Jeffrey...

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At The Brink

How do we step back from the brink and reduce the very real threat that nuclear weapons continue to pose? Nuclear...

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The Deal Episode 1: The Revelation

In 2002, Corey Hinderstein, a young research analyst, follows a hunch after a routine press conference in Washington,...

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The Deal: Promo

The Deal: The story of the Iran nuclear deal; how it came together, how it fell apart, and what that means for the...

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Diamond Tempest in a Teapot

In 2018, the US and the UAE conducted a joint military exercise called Diamond Tempest. While looking through still...

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Lessons Learned from the War in Yemen

The war in Yemen has seen the highest usage of ballistic missiles since the Iraq War, and the highest usage of...

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The Wollo-Ri Suspected Nuclear Warhead Manufacturing Facility

Another day, another suspected nuclear facility in North Korea. Anne and Jeffrey discuss the Wollo-ri Suspected...

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Mysterious Explosions in Iran

In a cross-over podcast with FPRI’s Middle East Brief, Aaron speaks with Fabian Hinz, a frequent guest on the...

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Renewed Nuclear Testing in... the U.S.?

John Hudson and Paul Sonne at the Washington Post broke the story that Trump administration officials have discussed...

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