Archive for February, 2012

Clinton: Internal Power Struggle in Iran Over Nuclear Weapons

Clinton: Internal Power Struggle in Iran Over Nuclear Weapons

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that there is an internal power struggle in Iran over the country’s pursuit of nuclear weapons

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Reason over Relics: Restructuring our Nuclear Force<p></p>Robert G. Gard

Reason over Relics: Restructuring our Nuclear Force

Robert G. Gard

In To End All Wars, his excellent history of World War I, author Adam Hochschild recounts how passionately some strategists defended the perceived essential role...

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Putin Says Iran Nuclear-Weapons Ability Would Risk Stability

Putin Says Iran Nuclear-Weapons Ability Would Risk Stability

Russia opposes Iran developing nuclear-weapons capability because it would endanger global stability, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said.

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White House weighs nuclear arms cuts, but will wait for more talks with Russia

White House weighs nuclear arms cuts, but will wait for more talks with Russia

The Obama administration is contemplating further cuts to the nation’s nuclear arsenal, but any decision about potential reductions is unlikely until Russia and...

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What About Israel’s Atomic Weapons?<p></p>By Leonard Fein

What About Israel’s Atomic Weapons?

By Leonard Fein

Israel’s best kept secret is not of the “maybe yes, maybe no” variety. In fact it is a “yes” so definitive that it has 162 million Google entries.

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Obama Administration Renews Case for Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

Obama Administration Renews Case for Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

A lot has changed since 1999. That is the case the Obama administration is making as it pushes for reconsideration of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT),...

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What Iran Can Learn From Kazakhstan<p style='font-size:14px;'>By Nursultan Nazarbayev</p>

What Iran Can Learn From Kazakhstan

By Nursultan Nazarbayev

The threat from nuclear terrorism is one of the greatest our world faces. If terrorist groups manage to get their hands on material to make nuclear or radioactive...

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Nuclear Studies and Republican Disarmers<p></p>By Hans M. Kristensen

Nuclear Studies and Republican Disarmers

By Hans M. Kristensen

A recent report by the Associated Press that the administration is considering deep cuts in U.S. nuclear forces has Congressional Republicans and frequent critics...

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How History Lessons Could Deter Iranian Aggression<p></p>By Fareed Zakaria

How History Lessons Could Deter Iranian Aggression

By Fareed Zakaria

We are hearing a new concept these days in discussions about Iran — the zone of immunity. The idea, often explained by Ehud Barak, Israel’s defense minister,...

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Latin America Seeks to Spread Nuclear Free Zones

Latin America Seeks to Spread Nuclear Free Zones

Latin America and the Caribbean are discussing ways to step up supervision of the use of nuclear materials in the region and contribute to the creation of more nuclear...

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