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In Diplomacy, Trump Is the Anti-Reagan <p style='font size:14px'>By  Bret Stephens</p>

In Diplomacy, Trump Is the Anti-Reagan

By Bret Stephens

An optimistic take on Donald Trump’s historic meeting Tuesday with Kim Jong-un is that it’s Geneva Redux — a reprise of the 1985 summit between Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev that established their rapport, fundamentally...

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How to Be a Prophet of Doom <p style='font size:14px'>By Alison McQueen</p>

How to Be a Prophet of Doom

By Alison McQueen

In September 1961, Hans J. Morgenthau decided to terrify the world. Morgenthau, a German Jewish émigré professor at the University of Chicago, had already written “Politics Among Nations,” a work that would help define the study of international...

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What a “Chimney Collapse” Means (and Doesn’t Mean) for Mt. Mantap

What a “Chimney Collapse” Means (and Doesn’t Mean) for Mt. Mantap

Several media reports continue to misconstrue the meaning of “cavity collapse” and “chimney collapse” at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site, concluding either that the entire test site has collapsed or that radiation is leaking into the...

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A Remarkable and Hopeful Korean Summit

A Remarkable and Hopeful Korean Summit

The historic April 27 meeting of the Korean leaders may not yet herald the end of all tension and strife on the long-troubled peninsula—but it does promise a bold, encouraging new beginning. It has opened a way to peace that has not existed...

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This Is What Nuclear Weapons Leave in Their Wake

This Is What Nuclear Weapons Leave in Their Wake

Decay and desolation scar the landscape of a remote corner of the Kazakh Steppe. Unnatural lakes formed by nuclear bomb explosions pockmark the once flat terrain, broken up only by empty shells of buildings. It appears uninhabitable. And yet,...

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U.S. to Tell Russia It Is Leaving Landmark I.N.F. Treaty

U.S. to Tell Russia It Is Leaving Landmark I.N.F. Treaty

The Trump administration is preparing to tell Russian leaders next week that it is planning to exit the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces...

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North Korea has ‘SECRET stash’ of nuclear weapons – Seoul issues fresh warning

North Korea has ‘SECRET stash’ of nuclear weapons – Seoul issues fresh warning

KIM JONG-UN may have a hidden arsenal of up to 60 nuclear weapons, according to officials from neighboring South Korea. – More

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Kim Jong Un’s True Plan for North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons <p style='font size:14px'>By Bruce W. Bennett</p>

Kim Jong Un’s True Plan for North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons

By Bruce W. Bennett

On March 6, North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un met with South Korean officials and told them that he was prepared to negotiate the abandonment...

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A REAGAN VISION OP-ED

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

By Nathan Pyles, Editor of the TheReaganVision.org

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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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