the Washington Post

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
Ploughshares Fund grantee, Jeffrey Lewis, broke a major story this week creating headlines around the country. Jeff’s blog, Arms Control Wonk, first reported that the missiles North Korea unveiled in a military parade last week were likely fakes. Nuclear expert Joshua Pollack, a regular contributor to the blog, covered the news, with pictures of the missiles, along with analysis, updates, and input from readers.  Read more »
Posted by Joe Cirincione on April 27, 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
Experts and policymakers from across the political spectrum agree that there are billions of dollars in savings to be found in the budget for nuclear weapons and their related programs. In a time of fiscal austerity, our country needs to understand the full cost of these programs. To achieve this goal, Ploughshares Fund has become a leading voice in calls for transparency and accountability in the nuclear weapons budget. Read more »
Posted by admin on December 12, 2011
This week, a lively debate has broken out around how much our nation actually spends on maintaining our nation's nuclear arsenal. It's a refreshing level of scrutiny on a pocket of  spending that has been largely unaccountable.  Read more »
Posted by admin on December 1, 2011