Rose Gottemoeller

  • On March 1, 1954, the U.S. conducted its largest nuclear test. The Castle Bravo nuclear test on Bikini Atoll unexpectedly unleashed 15 megatons of explosive force on the tiny island. At 1,000 times the strength of the bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Castle Bravo’s devastating effects where widely felt across the western Pacific.

    March 3, 2014 - By Peter Fedewa
  • In honor of International Women’s Day today, March 8, and National Women’s History Month, each week Ploughshares Fund will be honoring the women who have been instrumental in advocating nuclear nonproliferation. Our first post recounts the invaluable work of Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance, Rose Gottemoeller.

    March 8, 2013 - By Jessica Sleight
  • President Barack Obama has assembled perhaps the most knowledgeable senior nuclear policy team in American history.

    February 27, 2013 - By Joe Cirincione
  • Today is International Women’s Day, a time to recognize the economic, social, and political achievements of women worldwide. That makes it a perfect time to pay tribute to the many women making a powerful impact on nuclear weapons policy.

    March 8, 2012 - By Megan Murphy