Release of Deep Cuts Working Paper #2
Emerging new and more difficult arms control goals, such as further reducing U.S. and Russian strategic and non-strategic nuclear weapons, will require more innovative and intrusive techniques and lessons can be learned from a number of arms control agreements.
Deep Cuts Project Partners are pleased to announce the release of the second Deep Cuts Working Paper by Edward M. Ifft on "Verification Lessons Learnt from Strategic Arms Reductions".+
Commissioner Pifer Assesses Iran Deal and Missile Defense
Would an Iran deal obviate the planned European Phased Adaptive Approach on ballistic missile defense? Deep Cuts Commissioner Steven Pifer assesses possible consequences.
Oliver Meier and Colleagues: The case for rethinking NATO missile defense plans
Scarce defense resources, different opinions within NATO, and the latest Iran talks all speak for a pause in the development of the EPAA, Deep Cuts Commissioner Meier and German colleagues argue.
Commissioner Thielmann: Iran's nuclear program needs negotiated solution
In his take on the Geneva talks with Iran, Deep Cuts Commissioner Greg Thielmann advises to continue searching for a diplomatic solution. Renewed sanctions would derail that process, he argues.
Steven Pifer Sees Room for Further U.S. Reductions
Budgetary constraints might work as an incentive for both the U.S. and Russia to pursue further cuts to their strategic deterrent, argues Deep Cuts Commissioner Steven Pifer in his blog.
First Workshop of the Deep Cuts Commission
From October 28-29, the Deep Cuts Commission convened for its first workshop. During the two days in Hamburg, Commissioners addressed a broad range of arms control issues in the U.S.-Russian relationship.
Release of the Deep Cuts Working Paper #1
Commissioner Pifer Calls to Accelerate New START Implementation
Deep Cuts Commissioner Steven Pifer calls to accelerate the implementation of the New START agreement and proposes to meet the agreed deadline in 2014.
New Volume by DC Commissioner Meier
This edited volume by Deep Cuts Commissioner Oliver Meier examines the issue of the proliferation of dual-use technology and the efforts of the international community to control these technologies.
U.S. Lagging on New START implementation
Deep Cuts Commissioner Greg Thielmann explores why the United States are lagging behind and argues for swift implementation in order to not thwart next steps in nuclear arms control.
Deep Cuts Commissioner Kühn Calls for a New CAC Approach
Ulrich Kühn calls for a modern approach to CAC in Europe, including regional reassurance mechanisms, sub-regional limitations, and tailored transparency mechanisms.
New Report on CPGS by Commissioner Acton
A new report by Deep Cuts Commissioner James M. Acton on Conventional Prompt Global Strike (CPGS) focuses on the benefits and risks of CPGS for U.S. national security.
Follow Us on Twitter
You can now follow the Deep Cuts project on Twitter. The Deep Cuts account will disseminate weekly information about the Commissions' work, arms control news in general, and specific publications linked to the work of the Commission.
Challenges to Deep Cuts Goes On-Line
The project on Challenges to Deep Cuts is now on-line. During its time of operation this web page will disseminate information to the interested public about the Commission's work and arms control issues in general.