Archive for April, 2012

Lugar, Nunn Honored For Nuclear Security Efforts

Lugar, Nunn Honored For Nuclear Security Efforts

U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar and former Sen. Sam Nunn were honored Wednesday for their role in helping ex-Soviet states secure and dismantle huge stocks of nuclear, chemical...

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Lugar Exit as Senator Aiding Reagan Most Creates Republican Void

Lugar Exit as Senator Aiding Reagan Most Creates Republican Void

Republican Richard Lugar came to Washington known as “Richard Nixon’s favorite mayor,” voted for President Ronald Reagan’s agenda more than any other senator,...

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Israel’s Iron Dome System: A Closer Look

Israel’s Iron Dome System: A Closer Look

In four days of fighting against Gaza-based militants, Israel has used a missile-defense system called “Iron Dome” to intercept rockets fired at populated...

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It’s Time for the U.S. To Finally Sign the Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty<p style='font-size:14px;'>By Lawrence Krauss</p>

It’s Time for the U.S. To Finally Sign the Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

By Lawrence Krauss

A recent report removes all of the legitimate scientific objections to ratifying the agreement.

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Israeli Military Chief: Iran Will Not Build Nuclear Bomb

Israeli Military Chief: Iran Will Not Build Nuclear Bomb

Israel’s military chief said in an interview published Wednesday that he believes Iran will choose not to build a nuclear bomb, an assessment that contrasted with...

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To Cut Wasteful Spending, Start With Nuclear Weapons <p style='font size:14px'>By Robert Klass</p>

To Cut Wasteful Spending, Start With Nuclear Weapons

By Robert Klass

The first “fiscal cliff” was temporarily averted through a last-minute congressional deal. The next “fiscal cliff”, the automatic budget...

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Richard Rhodes: Nuclear Hope

Richard Rhodes: Nuclear Hope

Richard Rhodes is an American author and historian who has devoted over three decades to research and writing about the dawn of the nuclear weapons age. His Pulitzer...

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Lead by Example and Ratify Test Ban Treaty<p style='font-size:14px;'>Dr. Robert Dodge</p>

Lead by Example and Ratify Test Ban Treaty

Dr. Robert Dodge

The goal of eliminating all nuclear testing in an effort to stop proliferation gained impressive support when the National Academy of Sciences released its long-awaited...

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Toward a World Without Nukes<p style='font-size:14px;'>By Helmet Schmidt and Sam Nunn</p>

Toward a World Without Nukes

By Helmet Schmidt and Sam Nunn

The two of us have joined a number of our colleagues on both sides of the Atlantic in discussing a threatening development: the accelerating spread of nuclear weapons,...

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N. Korean Rocket Breaks Up on Launch

N. Korean Rocket Breaks Up on Launch

North Korea launched a long-range rocket Friday morning in defiance of repeated international protests, but it failed to reach orbit, breaking apart soon after the...

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