Fact Sheet on Strengthening Arms Control and Nonproliferation
Publication Date: July 2008
Publisher(s): Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation
Author(s): Kingston Reif
Special Collection: Presidential Advisory
Keywords: Presidential transition; Under Secretary; Personnel reform; State Department
Type: Fact sheet
In a welcome and much-needed shift from the policies of the Bush administration, both presumptive nominees for President in 2008 have stated that they intend to strengthen the global nonproliferation regime and pursue further legally binding and verifiable reductions in the number of U.S. and Russian nuclear weapons. In order to achieve progress on effective nuclear arms control and nonproliferation, the next President will need to construct a bureaucratic structure that enhances the capacity of the United States to pursue bold measures.