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Update Mr. Rex Tillerson's answers on nuclear weapons issues 

read the full transcript of his nuclear weapons remarks

FCNL and other national faith organizations requested that senators ask Mr. Tillerson about his stance on nuclear weapons during his nomination hearing for the position of Secretary of State. Senators Shaheen and Markey did ask Mr. Tillerson about his stance on nuclear issues.

Letter Nuclear Weapons Issues for Mattis Nomination 

In the nomination hearing for Gen. James Mattis, FCNL and other faith organizations hope that he will be asked about whether he would support a new arms race or staying in the New START treaty.

Letter Nuclear Weapons Issues for Tillerson Nomination Hearing 

In the nomination hearing for Mr. Rex Tillerson, FCNL and other faith organizations hope he will be asked about whether he would support an new arms race or staying in the New START treaty.

Letter Concerns on Secretary of State-designate Rex Tillerson 

In preparation for the confirmation hearings for the nomination of Rex Tillerson to serve as the next Secretary of State, we write to express the concerns of our non‐partisan, 74‐year‐old Quaker lobby in the public interest. We are particularly eager to understand how Mr. Tillerson envisions his role as the leading spokesperson and principal voice on foreign policy for our country.

Sen. Franken Leads Senate Resolution that Questions U.S. Nuclear Arsenal Modernization Plans 

Resolution Urges President to Modify Current Plans to Modernize the Nuclear Force That May Cost as Much as $1 Trillion Over the Next Three Decades and Could Significantly Compromise U.S. Ability to Respond to Threats

Background Phase Out America's ICBMs 

Russia and the United States have started rebuilding their Cold War nuclear arsenals, putting us on the threshold of a new and dangerous arms race. But we don’t have to replay this drama.

Background The Future of Pentagon Spending in the New Political Climate  

Adapted from a talk given by William D. Hartung at FCNL's Annual Meeting, November 12, 2016.

Background Costs for Proposed New Nuclear Weapons 

November 2016

Over the next 30 years, the United States is likely to spend one trillion dollars on the U.S. nuclear arsenal. Approximately one third of that expense will be on the design and construction of unnecessary new nuclear weapons.

Update #DiplomacyWorks: Iran Deal under President Trump 

The Iran nuclear deal stands on strong legs, and President-elect Trump's conviction to dismantle the deal remains unclear. Five factors could convince him to uphold the deal.

Letter Letter to President Obama on Nuclear No-First-Use policy 

22 Members of Congress have signed this letter calling on President Obama to enact a No-First-Use policy, pledging that the United States will only use nuclear weapons in response to a nuclear attack.

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