Archive for June, 2012

Iranian nukes? No worries <p style='font size:14px'>By Kenneth Waltz</p>

Iranian nukes? No worries

By Kenneth Waltz

The past several months have witnessed a heated debate over the best way for America and Israel to respond to Iran’s nuclear activities. Although the U.S.,...

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New Trident Nukes Seem Certain Despite Lib Dem Concerns

New Trident Nukes Seem Certain Despite Lib Dem Concerns

You don’t have to be much of a sceptic to suggest that despite the official line that no decision on whether to build a new fleet of Trident nuclear missile...

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Senator Urges Bigger Cuts to Nuclear Arsenal

Senator Urges Bigger Cuts to Nuclear Arsenal

The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee called on the Obama administration on Thursday to seek cuts in nuclear warheads far beyond the requirements of...

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Iran Nuclear Talks Resume in Nervous Atmosphere

Iran Nuclear Talks Resume in Nervous Atmosphere

World powers will seek to avert a collapse of diplomacy over Iran’s nuclear programme at talks starting in Moscow on Monday, hoping to win concessions from...

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Nuclear Deterrence in a Changed World

Nuclear Deterrence in a Changed World

Less than a year after the first atomic bombings, Albert Einstein warned, “Our world faces a crisis as yet unperceived by those possessing power to make great...

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Reagan at the Wall <p style='font size:14px'>By Ted Widmer</p>

Reagan at the Wall

By Ted Widmer

On June 12, 1987, the cold war entered a terminal phase, in ways that few could have anticipated, and in fact, almost no one did — with the exception of a president...

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First Person: Reagan’s Historic Berlin Speech

First Person: Reagan’s Historic Berlin Speech

Twenty-five years after Ronald Reagan’s historic speech at the fortified barrier which divided Communist East Berlin from free West Berlin, one moment stands...

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Multilateral Negotiations <p style='font size:14px'>By Michael Krepon</p>

Multilateral Negotiations

By Michael Krepon

Even though the stock price of multilateral arms control is extremely low, there still aren’t many buyers. The heyday of the Conference on Disarmament was in the...

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Moving the Prague Agenda Forward at the ACA Annual Meeting

Moving the Prague Agenda Forward at the ACA Annual Meeting

Thank you for the kind introduction, Daryl. I like to joke that I now have the longest title in Washington.

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Are Nuclear Weapons Contractors’ Millions in Campaign Contributions Buying Favors?<p style='font size:14px'>By R. Jeffrey Smith</p>

Are Nuclear Weapons Contractors’ Millions in Campaign Contributions Buying Favors?

By R. Jeffrey Smith

Employees of private companies that produce the main pieces of the U.S. nuclear arsenal have invested more than $18 million in the election campaigns of lawmakers...

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