Archive for January, 2012

UN Nuclear Team Arrives in Iran Seeking Answers Over Alleged Weapons Program

UN Nuclear Team Arrives in Iran Seeking Answers Over Alleged Weapons Program

Iran’s foreign minister expressed optimism Sunday that a visit by U.N. inspectors to Iran’s nuclear facilities would produce an understanding, despite world...

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Saudi Royal Warns That Mideast Could Face Nuclear Arms Race

Saudi Royal Warns That Mideast Could Face Nuclear Arms Race

An influential member of the Saudi royal family warned Wednesday that unless the Middle East becomes a nuclear weapon-free zone, a nuclear arms race is inevitable...

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Starting a Peace Race with the CTBT<p></p>William Lambers

Starting a Peace Race with the CTBT

William Lambers

Fears of a nuclear-armed Iran may provoke a Middle East arms race, one that would place even more burdens on an impoverished region.

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New Study Ranks Countries on Security of Materials That Fuel Nuclear Arms

New Study Ranks Countries on Security of Materials That Fuel Nuclear Arms

The 32 nations with materials that can fuel atom bombs are typically mum on security, which looks to the public like a closed world of barbed wire and armed guards....

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Blaming U.S. and Israel, Iran Reports Killing of Nuclear Scientist

Blaming U.S. and Israel, Iran Reports Killing of Nuclear Scientist

A bomber on a motorcycle killed a scientist from Iran’s Natanz uranium enrichment site and his bodyguard-driver on Wednesday during the morning commute in Tehran,...

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Time to Ratify Nuclear Test Ban Treaty<p></p> By Stephen A. Cheney

Time to Ratify Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

By Stephen A. Cheney

It’s been a year since the United States ratified the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty with Russia, and it’s time to reflect on its benefits. By allowing...

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