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It’s Time to Ban the Bomb <p style='font size:14px'>By Hans Blix</p>

It’s Time to Ban the Bomb

By Hans Blix

The nuclear agreement between Iran, the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council plus Germany, and the EU, comes at a historically propitious...

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I was imprisoned in Iran for two years. It taught me a lot about how Tehran negotiates.

I was imprisoned in Iran for two years. It taught me a lot about how Tehran negotiates.

America and Iran have signed a nuclear agreement, good news for international security. Naysayers will argue that U.S. officials should be careful about trusting...

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The Morning After the Iran Deal

The Morning After the Iran Deal

If the historic nuclear accord with Iran gets through Congress and is not derailed by hard-liners in Iran, then what. Apart from preventing Iran from building a...

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How nuclear realists falsely frame the nuclear weapons debate <p style='font size:14px'>By Ward Wilson</p>

How nuclear realists falsely frame the nuclear weapons debate

By Ward Wilson

There has never been as much dissatisfaction with the international framework governing nuclear weapons (the Non-Proliferation Treaty) as there is today. The treaty...

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For Ronald Reagan Peace through Strength Did Not Mean War at Any Price <p style='font size:14px'>By Doug Bandow</p>

For Ronald Reagan Peace through Strength Did Not Mean War at Any Price

By Doug Bandow

Alzheimer’s robbed Ronald Reagan of his memory. Now Republican neocons are trying to steal his foreign policy legacy. Reagan likely would have been appalled by...

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How to Avert a Nuclear War <p style='font size:14px'>By James E. Cartwright & Vladimir Dvorkin</p>

How to Avert a Nuclear War

By James E. Cartwright & Vladimir Dvorkin

We find ourselves in an increasingly risky strategic environment. The Ukrainian crisis has threatened the stability of relations between Russia and the West, including...

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A nuclear test for the Obama doctrine

A nuclear test for the Obama doctrine

Barak Obama came to office with a simple message for his country’s foes: “We will extend a hand if you are willing to unclench your fist – More

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Iran and the Recurrent Fear of Arms Control <p style='font size:14px'>By Steve Chapman</p>

Iran and the Recurrent Fear of Arms Control

By Steve Chapman

“Reagan has accelerated the moral disarmament of the West by elevating wishful thinking to the status of political philosophy.” — George F. Will,...

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Netanyahu’s fantasy about Iran <p style='font size:14px'>By Steve Chapman</p>

Netanyahu’s fantasy about Iran

By Steve Chapman

Benjamin Netanyahu came to the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday and offered an idea so simple and brilliant that everyone in the White House must have felt dumb for not thinking...

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Iran Already Has Nuclear Weapons Capability<p style='font size:14px'>By Graham Allison</p>

Iran Already Has Nuclear Weapons Capability

By Graham Allison

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Washington this week to try to sell members of Congress a false dichotomy. In nuclear negotiations with Iran, he...

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