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President Trump should heed Churchill’s warning not to escalate arms races <p style='font size:14px'>By Dallas Morning News</p>

President Trump should heed Churchill’s warning not to escalate arms races

By Dallas Morning News

As Winston Churchill warned, if we ramp up the arms race, we’ll just “make the rubble bounce.”The stakes are even higher today because so many...

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Donald, Have I Got a Deal for You <p style='font size:14px'>By Thomas L. Friedman</p>

Donald, Have I Got a Deal for You

By Thomas L. Friedman

Every president has an early foreign policy test, and Donald Trump is no exception. Trump’s test is actually already in progress, and it bears some resemblance...

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New nukes? No thanks. <p style='font size:14px'>By Daryl G. Kimball & Charles Carrigan</p>

New nukes? No thanks.

By Daryl G. Kimball & Charles Carrigan

So far, President Trump has provided few details about his approach to his most important job as president: reducing the risks of unconstrained global nuclear competition...

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North Korea Is Practicing for Nuclear War <p style='font size:14px'>By Jeffrey Lewis</p>

North Korea Is Practicing for Nuclear War

By Jeffrey Lewis

On Monday morning, North Korea launched four missiles from the northwest corner of the country that traveled 620 miles before landing in the Sea of Japan. While...

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Why Mess With a Nuclear Treaty, Mr. Trump?

Why Mess With a Nuclear Treaty, Mr. Trump?

Some of President Trump’s most irresponsible statements have involved, of all things, nuclear weapons, where there is no room for irresponsibility or error. His...

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There’s no such thing as ‘limited’ nuclear war <p style='font size:14px'>By Dianne Feinstein</p>

There’s no such thing as ‘limited’ nuclear war

By Dianne Feinstein

Last month, it was revealed that a Pentagon advisory committee authored a report calling for the United States to invest in new nuclear weapons and consider resuming...

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Why the Iran Nuclear Deal Must Stand <p style='font size:14px'>By Antony J. Blinken</p>

Why the Iran Nuclear Deal Must Stand

By Antony J. Blinken

Standing next to Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, at a news conference Wednesday, President Trump inveighed against the nuclear agreement with Iran,...

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Trump, like JFK, Should Make Nuclear Test Ban Top Priority <p style='font size:14px'>By William Lambers</p>

Trump, like JFK, Should Make Nuclear Test Ban Top Priority

By William Lambers

President Trump’s first treaty might be closer than you think, if he chooses peace. It’s the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), which bans all nuclear...

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Two Nobel Prize-winning nuclear experts explain the unlikely reasons why Trump could be our savior <p style='font size:14px'>By Dr. James Muller & Dr. John Pastore</p>

Two Nobel Prize-winning nuclear experts explain the unlikely reasons why Trump could be our savior

By Dr. James Muller & Dr. John Pastore

The Doomsday Clock has been advanced to 2.5 minutes to midnight—a setting closer to humanity’s extinction than any year since 1953. The Bulletin of the Atomic...

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The Finger on the Nuclear Button

The Finger on the Nuclear Button

Scientists who study the risk of nuclear war recently moved the hands of the symbolic Doomsday Clock to 2½ minutes before midnight — meaning they believe that...

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