Nuclear Policy

  • Taking Action to Stop a New Nuclear Arms Race

    Ploughshares Fund, together with the University of Washington’s Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, and Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility presented a joint conference focused on the urgency of US and local nuclear weapons issues. Gathering at the University of...

    December 3, 2018 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • The Future of US Nuclear Policy

    Our conference, Future of US Nuclear Policy, was a tremendous success. A full house watched and participated at the St. Regis in Washington, DC and thousands watched online. We received great coverage from ...

    November 23, 2018 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • Rep. Adam Smith at Future of US Nuclear Policy

    Representative Adam Smith (D-WA) is poised to head the House Armed Services Committee when the new Congress convenes in January 2019. Rep. Smith is a champion of moving nuclear weapons policy in the right direction. Leaders such as Rep. Smith are critical in reversing the Trump administration's...

    November 19, 2018 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • Livestream: The Future of US Nuclear Policy 11/14

    Join us on Wednesday, November 14th on Facebook for a livestreamed, in-depth briefing on the future of US nuclear policy. This event will be live streamed on the Ploughshares Fund Facebook page.

    The conference will feature major speeches by Rep. Adam Smith, Sen. Edward J. Markey, Rep. Ted...

    October 31, 2018 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • Joe Cirincione on Nuclear Weapons in Washington

    Late in November, over the span of three days and five speaking engagements, Joe Cirincione broke sobering news to 500 members of the Seattle community: if Washington state were a sovereign nation it would be the third-largest nuclear-weapon state in the world. It was a tough pill to swallow for...

    December 13, 2016 - By Kaley Diamond
  • Now that the 2012 elections are over and the results are in, the nation’s capital is getting back to the business of policymaking. And, certainly, it seems that policymakers are energized and ready to go. And so are we! 

    November 21, 2012 - By Philip Yun
  • Early this morning, Joe Cirincione, president of Ploughshares Fund, delivered the keynote address at the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization Preparatory Commission’s (CTBTO) Intensive Policy Course in Vienna, Austria. The CTBTO is working to bring into force the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, a treaty that would ban all nuclear explosions globally.

    July 16, 2012 - By Rebecca Remy