David Ignatius

  On the radar: Offloading nuclear budget pressure; Test Iran’s seriousness in Vienna; Ignatius talks with Rouhani; Can Rouhani and Obama deliver; and NNSA really wants UPF, all $6-$11 billion of it.   Read more »
Posted on September 26, 2013
Summer. Time to think, time to go to the beach and time to catch up on some reading. This summer, staff at Ploughshares Fund is looking forward to several new foreign policy books, and squeezing in a couple novels that we’ve been meaning to read. Got some time coming up on a plane? We suggest you check out one of these. Read more »
Posted by admin on June 3, 2013
On the radar: Counting Russia’s nonstrategic warheads; $633 billion defense bill; Blind spots and North Korea’s launch; The adaptative part of the phased approach; Senate losing nuclear expertise; and the Arms Control Person(s) of the Year. Read more »
Posted on December 19, 2012
In the wake of last week's election, pundits and politicians alike are starting to think about what the next four years may hold. While not heavily discussed during the campaign, it seems that nuclear policy is coming up high on many people's lists of issues that are likely to receive major presidential attention in the next term. Read more »
Posted by admin on November 12, 2012
  On the radar: Dealing with Iran; Reductions with Russia; NIF minus the “I”; slight SM-3 delay; Jin-class 2 years from deploying warheads; and Flying through a mushroom cloud.   Read more »
Posted on November 8, 2012
On the radar: War game play-by-play; Clinched; Iran’s misinformation; What Obama Should Tell the UN; Faults in NAS study; Gold standard, strange bedfellows; CR and Iran resolution caught in senate stall; and the Security Council vows not to nuke Mongolia.   Read more »
Posted on September 21, 2012
This weekend saw an encouraging resurgence of the word 'negotiations' in the conversation around Iran's nuclear program. After several weeks where talk of military conflict has dominated the discussion, it is a welcome change.  Read more »
Posted by Margaret Swink on January 24, 2012