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End the First-Use Policy for Nuclear Weapons <p style='font size:14px'>By James E. Cartwright</p>

End the First-Use Policy for Nuclear Weapons

By James E. Cartwright

Throughout the nuclear age, presidents have allowed their senior commanders to plan for the first use of nuclear weapons. Contingency plans were drawn to initiate...

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The terrifying prospect of Donald Trump with nuclear weapons <p style='font size:14px'>By Steve Chapman</p>

The terrifying prospect of Donald Trump with nuclear weapons

By Steve Chapman

The world’s most astonishing and beneficial achievement of the past 70 years is not something humanity did but something it avoided doing: using nuclear weapons....

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A Nuclear Legacy Within Reach

A Nuclear Legacy Within Reach

The Air Force has formally begun the process of asking defense contractors to submit proposals for a new long-range cruise missile and a new land-based intercontinental...

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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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