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Like Reagan, Obama must stare down hardliners, save nuclear talks <p style='font size:14px'>By Jim Walsh</p>

Like Reagan, Obama must stare down hardliners, save nuclear talks

By Jim Walsh

Last week’s announcement that negotiations with Iran over its nuclear power program will be extended is both good and bad news. The good news is that the interim...

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Why we must rid the world of nuclear weapons <p style='font size:14px'>By Eric Schlosser</p>

Why we must rid the world of nuclear weapons

By Eric Schlosser

Much has been written about the nuclear negotiations with Iran. While diplomacy has received a great deal of attention, one important question too often gets lost...

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Caging the Bomb <p style='font size:14px'>By Michael Krepon</p>

Caging the Bomb

By Michael Krepon

During this Thanksgiving season, let’s try something different: Rather than focus on doom and gloom, what hasn’t been accomplished and what irreconcilables are...

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In our opinion: Time for Senate to ratify Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty <p style='font size:14px'>By Deseret News editorial</p>

In our opinion: Time for Senate to ratify Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

By Deseret News editorial

Twenty-two years have passed since the United States conducted its last underground test of a nuclear weapon. Its former Cold War enemies similarly have made such...

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Kerry Urges Senate to End Nuclear Weapons Testing <p style='font size:14px'>By William Lambers</p>

Kerry Urges Senate to End Nuclear Weapons Testing

By William Lambers

Secretary of State John Kerry says it’s time to finish what President Kennedy started in 1963. Today (October 7) is the anniversary of Kennedy signing the...

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Nuclear weapons policy incoherent <p style='font size:14px'>By Douglas Roche </p>

Nuclear weapons policy incoherent

By Douglas Roche

Have the televised killings in the Middle East, Ukraine, Syria and Iraq made it impossible to focus attention on the 16,300 nuclear weapons still in existence, any...

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Close the door on nuclear dangers <p style='font size:14px'>By Ambassador Kairat Umarov, Daryl G. Kimball and Paul F. Walker</p>

Close the door on nuclear dangers

By Ambassador Kairat Umarov, Daryl G. Kimball and Paul F. Walker

It is widely understood that nuclear weapons have only been used twice in wartime and with terrible consequences. Often overlooked, however, is the fact that they...

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Senate Needs to Ratify Nuke Test Ban Treaty <p style='font size:14px'>By William Lambers </p>

Senate Needs to Ratify Nuke Test Ban Treaty

By William Lambers

International Day Against Nuclear Tests (August 29) is a call to action for the U.S. Senate. It has some unfinished business. It’s time to ratify the Comprehensive...

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Sixty-Nine Years After Hiroshima, Time for Renewed Action for Nuclear Disarmament and Human Survival <p style='font size:14px'>By Daryl G. Kimball </p>

Sixty-Nine Years After Hiroshima, Time for Renewed Action for Nuclear Disarmament and Human Survival

By Daryl G. Kimball

Since the devastating U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 69 years ago this week, the catastrophic effects of nuclear weapons have motivated ordinary...

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American conservatives are the forgotten critics of the atomic bombing of Japan <p style='font size:14px'>By Barton J. Bernstein</p>

American conservatives are the forgotten critics of the atomic bombing of Japan

By Barton J. Bernstein

“The use of the atomic bomb, with its indiscriminate killing of women and children, revolts my soul,” he wrote. “The only difference between this...

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