Pandemic Reveals Misplaced Priorities <p style='font size:14px'>By Daryl G. Kimball</p>

Pandemic Reveals Misplaced Priorities

By Daryl G. Kimball

For decades, national security and health experts have warned of the risks of global threats that are simply too big for one country to handle, such as disease pandemics, climate change, and nuclear war. For many years, the response of our national...

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A Plea to Save the Last Nuclear Arms Treaty <p style='font size:14px'>By Madeleine Albright and Igor Ivanov</p>

A Plea to Save the Last Nuclear Arms Treaty

By Madeleine Albright and Igor Ivanov

The relationship between Russia and the United States has been mired in crisis for much of the past decade. Communication once considered routine has been cut off, deepening mistrust and making it more difficult to reduce tensions and avoid...

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Let’s stop revising history: Reagan didn’t win the Cold War <p style='font size:14px'>By Marik Von Rennenkampff</p>

Let’s stop revising history: Reagan didn’t win the Cold War

By Marik Von Rennenkampff

Well, they’ve done it again. And again. Whether blinded by ideological bias or suffering from a dearth of facts, conservative commentators still attribute the collapse of the Soviet Union to Ronald Reagan’s confrontational approach to the...

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Donald Trump is no Ronald Reagan

Donald Trump is no Ronald Reagan

In equating President Donald Trump’s Jan. 8 “hostage video” remarks on Iran to President Ronald Reagan’s justifiably famous call on Soviet leader Gorbachev to “tear down this wall,” Lindsay Graham insulted the intelligence of anyone...

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How Artificial Intelligence Could Make Nuclear War More Likely <p style='font size:14px'>By Chris Roberts</p>

How Artificial Intelligence Could Make Nuclear War More Likely

By Chris Roberts

On September 26, 1983, the satellites and computers of the Soviet Air Defense Forces, tasked with using data to determine if the United States was launching a nuclear attack, told the humans in charge exactly that was happening—five U.S. ballistic...

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A review of Reagan at Reykjavik: Forty-Eight Hours That Ended the Cold War

By Nathan Pyles, Editor of the


Ken Adelman’s, Reagan at Reykjavik, adds to the growing body of literature covering the hastily arranged 1986 U.S. and Soviet Union summit held in Reykjavik, Iceland. No superpower summit since the 1945 Yalta Conference has retained as much interest as Reykjavik, and justifiably so.

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10 Reasons Why a Nuclear Weapons-Free World is Now Possible

Reason 1: Introduction

This ten part series, Our Nuclear-Free Opportunity, will explore the top 10 reasons why a world free of nuclear weapons is not only achievable ...

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Reason 2: Interdependence of Global Economies and Financial Systems

Several years ago I was in Shanghai during China’s National Day. Most of the central city was closed to traffic because of expectations ...

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Reason 3: Free Global Communications and Social Networking

Free instant global communication is more than just a convenience or a cost savings. It is a sledgehammer to our cultural and national ...

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Reason 4: Man's moral evolution-two steps forward, one step back

In the introduction to her most recent book, Moral Clarity, Susan Neiman paraphrases Immanuel Kant – “Truth tells us how the world is; Morality ...

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Reason 5: Poor ROI from Nuclear Weapons Spending

The world is not, never has been, and never will be - in a static state. The North Korea Memorial Day nuclear explosion ...

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Reason 6: The Fallacy of Deterrence in a Proliferated World

Conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer understands the limitations of a nuclear deterrence policy in a highly proliferated world. In a 2002 Weekly Standard article ...

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Reason 7: Building off of Past Arms Control Successes

There is no shortage of skeptics who question if nuclear weapons can ever be fully eliminated. Since nuclear weapon technology has already been ...

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Reason 8: Thank You Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev

President Barack Obama’s April speech in Prague where he proposed eliminating nuclear weapons would not have been possible was it not for the leadership ...

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Reason 9: Simultaneous Alignment of All the Stakeholders

It is said that timing is everything. Throughout the tense days of the Reykjavik Summit in October of 1986 if President Reagan’s and Secretary General ...

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