December 22, 2010: U.S. Senate approves New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START).
May 28, 2010: Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference 2010 adopts consensus Final Document (PDF), available online via Reaching Critical Will
September 20, 2011: Guinea ratifies the CTBT
July 28-29, 2011: First high-level meeting between the US and North Korea in two years takes place between U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy Stephen Bosworth and North Korean First Vice Foreign Minister Kim Gye Gwan in New York. US displayed willingness to restart talks if North Korea demonstrates commitment to a constructive attitude during negotiations.
December 13, 2012: P5+1 talks with Iran in Tehran
December 8, 2012: Marks the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty by former US President Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev.
January 16-17, 2013: IAEA Talks with Iran. Tehran, Iran
January 21 – March 28, 2013: First session of the Conference on Disarmament in 2013
February 12, 2013: Obama State of the Union Address, Vice President Joe Biden stated the speech will address “advancing a comprehensive nuclear agenda to strengthen the nonproliferation regime, reduce global stockpiles and secure nuclear materials.”
February 13, 2013: IAEA Talks with Iran. Tehran, Iran.
Leading U.S. statesman, Ambassador Max Kampelman died last Friday. He has been credited with shaping US policy in the arena of human rights relations with the Soviet Union in the early 1980s, and as helping to create the diplomatic conditions that preceded the end of the Cold War.