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Remembering the 70th Anniversary of Nagasaki, Looking at Nonproliferation Today
Posted on Monday August 10, 2015
Sunday marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan, the last time a nuclear weapon was used as a war tactic against people, almost entirely civilians. The blast left 60,000-80,000 dead within a few days, with tens of thousands injured suffering crippling injuries from radiation and tens of thousands more hurt […]
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As the Ink Cools on the Iran Nuclear Agreement, Debate Heats Up
Posted on Tuesday July 21, 2015
Negotiators from the P5+1 and Iran have concluded their 20-month long negotiations process with an agreement to limit Iran’s nuclear program, but the agreement still faces major hurdles and a divided country as it moves towards implementation. Chief among these is the 60-day review period mandated by the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 […]
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Iran Nuclear Program Agreement Announced, Reform Movement Responds
Posted on Tuesday July 14, 2015
Early this morning, P5+1 and Iran announced an historic agreement aimed at preventing Iran from developing a nuclear weapon, while simultaneously providing Iran with relief from nuclear-related sanctions. The deal, which has been the result of nearly 20 months of negotiations, comes in at a sleek 159 pages, and many top experts, including those in […]
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Senate Passes Important Iran Agreement Review Bill
Posted on Friday May 08, 2015
On Thursday, the Senate passed important legislation for the Iran nuclear talks, the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 (also known as “the Corker bill”), by an overwhelming vote of 98-1. Applauding the vote, Rabbi Jonah Pesner, Director of the RAC, released the following statement: We applaud the passage of a clean Iran Nuclear […]
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