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Should the U.S. Pull Its Nuclear Weapons From Turkey?

Should the U.S. Pull Its Nuclear Weapons From Turkey?

NATO’s largest cache of nuclear weapons — American hydrogen bombs — is at the Incirlik air base in southeastern Turkey. Air operations from the base were suspended...

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Take Nuclear First-Use Off the Table

Take Nuclear First-Use Off the Table

The Cold War standoff that gave rise to tens of thousands of nuclear weapons ended a quarter century ago, and U.S. and Russian deployed arsenals have been slashed...

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A Nuclear Weapon That America Doesn’t Need <p style='font size:14px'>By Dianne Feinstein & Ellen O. Tauscher</p>

A Nuclear Weapon That America Doesn’t Need

By Dianne Feinstein & Ellen O. Tauscher

PRESIDENT OBAMA spoke last month in Hiroshima about charting a course to a future free of nuclear weapons. He discussed the “persistent effort” necessary to...

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Trump: A Clear and Present Danger to Nuclear Nonproliferation Efforts <p style='font size:14px'>By Yukari Easton</p>

Trump: A Clear and Present Danger to Nuclear Nonproliferation Efforts

By Yukari Easton

Despite efforts from inside and outside of the Republican Party, attempts to prevent Donald Trump from becoming the GOP’s presumptive presidential nominee have...

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In Hiroshima, Chart the Path Forward <p style='font size:14px'>By Daryl G. Kimball</p>

In Hiroshima, Chart the Path Forward

By Daryl G. Kimball

As a 13-year-old schoolgirl, Setsuko Thurlow saw her classmates and other fellow citizens of Hiroshima obliterated by the hurricane-like blast, burned by searing...

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Sorry, Hollywood: Reagan’s Second Term Was Incredibly Successful <p style='font size:14px'>By Lee Edwards</p>

Sorry, Hollywood: Reagan’s Second Term Was Incredibly Successful

By Lee Edwards

Hollywood liberals are known for their contempt of conservatives, but their idea to produce a “comedy” about a demented President Ronald Reagan in his second...

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Why Is the US Spending $1 Trillion on Nuclear Weapons? <p style='font size:14px'>By Hans M. Kristensen</p>

Why Is the US Spending $1 Trillion on Nuclear Weapons?

By Hans M. Kristensen

The Obama administration’s plan to spend an estimated $1 trillion dollars over 30 years on rebuilding the nation’s nuclear facilities and modernizing nuclear...

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From Hiroshima to a Nuke-Free World <p style='font size:14px'>By The NY Times</p>

From Hiroshima to a Nuke-Free World

By The NY Times

What Secretary of State John Kerry called his “gut wrenching” visit to the Hiroshima war memorial on Monday served several purposes. As the highest-ranking official...

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Obama: How we can make our vision of a world without nuclear weapons a reality <p style='font size:14px'>By President Barack Obama</p>

Obama: How we can make our vision of a world without nuclear weapons a reality

By President Barack Obama

Of all the threats to global security and peace, the most dangerous is the proliferation and potential use of nuclear weapons. That’s why, seven years ago in Prague,...

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Let’s End the Peril of a Nuclear Winter <p style='font size:14px'>By Alan Robock and Owen Brian Toon</p>

Let’s End the Peril of a Nuclear Winter

By Alan Robock and Owen Brian Toon

IN the early 1980s, American and Russian scientists working together outlined a stark vision of the Cold War future. In a battle between the two superpowers, smoke...

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