Logo: The Guardian

Putin says Russia will halt participation in New Start nuclear arms treaty

“Details matter, but if Russia is indeed stopping data exchanges and notifications, it would fundamentally change the nuclear relationship with Russia. [The US and Russia] have had some form of strategic arms control in place since 1972,” says Global Zero Senior Adviser Jon Wolfsthal.

Logo: Washington Post

Ukraine gave up nuclear weapons at our behest. Here’s what we owe them.

In an op-ed for the Washington Post, Global Zero Senior Advisor Jon Wolfsthal makes a powerful argument for eliminating nuclear weapons in the wake of the war in Ukraine: “If we do get to celebrate Ukraine’s victory, we would do well to then re-energize U.S. efforts to reduce the role and utility of nuclear weapons everywhere.”