Archive for April, 2011

Russia-US nuclear arms deal – a step towards a nuke-free future

Russia-US nuclear arms deal – a step towards a nuke-free future

A new strategic arms reduction treaty between Russia and the United States (START) is likely to become the starting point for a non-nuclear future. Russian and American...

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Vietnam moves to ensure nuclear weapon-free ASEAN

Vietnam moves to ensure nuclear weapon-free ASEAN

Vietnam is working together with other ASEAN countries to ensure the region is free from nuclear weapons and calls on nuclear weapon states worldwide to recognise...

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Obama Administration Readying to Make Case for Test Ban Treaty

Obama Administration Readying to Make Case for Test Ban Treaty

The Obama administration will soon launch its campaign to win U.S. Senate approval of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, a senior State Department official said...

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Running on Moderation in Immoderate Times

Running on Moderation in Immoderate Times

Senator Richard G. Lugar had already been introduced to the Clay County Republican Club as “a leader in reducing the threat of nuclear, chemical and biological...

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The Human Cost of Soviet Nuclear Tests

The Human Cost of Soviet Nuclear Tests

In his documentary After the Apocalypse, director Antony Butts visits Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan, home to a Soviet-era weapon test site where 456 nuclear tests were...

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Paul Ryan Still Doesn’t Get It on Nuclear Security

Paul Ryan Still Doesn’t Get It on Nuclear Security

As some of you may already know, on Thursday the Center’s sister organization Council for a Livable World launched a national ad campaign targeting six Republican...

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Obama Still Committed to Nuclear Test Ban Ratification

Obama Still Committed to Nuclear Test Ban Ratification

The Obama administration is “committed” to working with Senators of both parties to ratify the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), National Security Advisor...

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Taliban Raid Raises Concern Over Pakistan Nukes

Taliban Raid Raises Concern Over Pakistan Nukes

The Taliban’s success in penetrating a Pakistan airbase and destroying some of the country’s newest surveillance planes has heightened concern that the military...

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Life Span of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Will Increase Under Plan

Life Span of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Will Increase Under Plan

A new, 10-year strategic plan for the U.S. nuclear weapons complex demonstrates that as the size of the arsenal shrinks because of a new arms control treaty with...

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