Archive for April, 2012

Rational thought, Nuclear Weapons Don’t Mix

Rational thought, Nuclear Weapons Don’t Mix

Our tour guide begins by making reference to the classic Cold War-era movie “Dr. Stragelove,” which he boasts of having seen multiple times. It is an...

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It’s Time For a Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty<p style='font-size:14px;'>By Kathy Crandall Robinson</p>

It’s Time For a Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty

By Kathy Crandall Robinson

On Friday, March 30, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) released a study confirming that the value of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) is greater...

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Why Outlook For US-Russia ‘Reset’ Looks Bearish

Why Outlook For US-Russia ‘Reset’ Looks Bearish

Despite the best efforts of President Obama to tamp down controversy, the already troubled US-Russia relationship is looming as a potentially acrimonious foreign...

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North Korea’s Latest Threat

North Korea’s Latest Threat

North Korea plans to use long-range missile technology to launch a satellite later this month despite international condemnation.

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Time for Action on the Test Ban Treaty<p style='font-size 14px;'>By Mary Kaszynki</p>

Time for Action on the Test Ban Treaty

By Mary Kaszynki

A U.S. president once said that not achieving a nuclear test ban treaty “would have to be classed as the greatest disappointment of any administration – of any...

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Next Arms Talks Between US, Russia Might Involve Tactical Weapons

Next Arms Talks Between US, Russia Might Involve Tactical Weapons

The New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, or New START [in force since February 5] , deals only with U.S. and Russian long-range nuclear weapons. There’s a...

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We now know<p style='font-size:14px;'>By David E. Hoffman</p>

We now know

By David E. Hoffman

Twelve years ago, in October, 1999, the Senate rejected the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty. Only 48 senators supported the treaty, falling short of the 67 required....

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