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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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Ronald Reagan: Cold Warrior and Nuclear Abolitionist <p style='font size:14px'>By George Weigel</p>

Ronald Reagan: Cold Warrior and Nuclear Abolitionist

By George Weigel

In recent years, as scholars have explored Ronald Reagan’s foreign policy with greater access to primary-source documents, something utterly baffling to the conventional...

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It’s Time to Ratify the Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty <p style='font size:14px'>By John Engle</p>

It’s Time to Ratify the Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty

By John Engle

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) outlaws the testing of nuclear weapons. So far, 183 countries signed the treaty, but it cannot become a binding...

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Congress Wants the Facts on Nuclear Weapons Costs <p style='font size:14px'>By Tom Z. Collina</p>

Congress Wants the Facts on Nuclear Weapons Costs

By Tom Z. Collina

The House just passed an amendment offered by Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) to the FY 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to require annual updates to...

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Destroying and building nuclear weapons have something in common: high overruns <p style='font size:14px'>By Walter Pincus</p>

Destroying and building nuclear weapons have something in common: high overruns

By Walter Pincus

There is a budget crisis, but the truth is we’re still planning to spend tens of billions of dollars to eliminate plutonium from thousands of dismantled, surplus...

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