Archive for August, 2012

Time to Sign Test Ban Treaty <p style='font size:14px'>By Jennifer Selig & Ryan D. Wilcox</p>

Time to Sign Test Ban Treaty

By Jennifer Selig & Ryan D. Wilcox

In July, we celebrate our nation’s independence and the hardy pioneers who settled the Salt Lake Valley. While celebrating, we should also be looking to secure...

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Report on Iran Nuclear Work Puts Israel in a Box

Report on Iran Nuclear Work Puts Israel in a Box

For Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the International Atomic Energy Agency on Thursday offered findings validating his longstanding position that while harsh...

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A Nuclear World <p style='font size:14px'>By Tim Toth</p>

A Nuclear World

By Tim Toth

“I want to die with you, and the children do too — than live without you.”  These weren’t ordinary words, the moments that triggered them were...

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After Early Successes, Obama Struggles to Implement Disarmament Vision

After Early Successes, Obama Struggles to Implement Disarmament Vision

Less than three months after his inauguration, President Barack Obama stood before a cheering throng in Prague’s historic Hradcany Square and outlined an ambitious...

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Marking the International Day Against Nuclear Tests

Marking the International Day Against Nuclear Tests

Today is the official International Day Against Nuclear Tests, established in 2009 on the anniversary of the closure of the main former Soviet test site of Semipalatinsk,...

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Guidance on Nuclear Targeting is “Tightly Controlled”

Guidance on Nuclear Targeting is “Tightly Controlled”

U.S. government guidance on the targeting of nuclear weapons is perhaps the most tightly held of all national security secrets, and “fewer than twenty” copies...

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China Is Said to Be Bolstering Missile Capabilities

China Is Said to Be Bolstering Missile Capabilities

China is moving ahead with the development of a new and more capable generation of intercontinental ballistic missiles and submarine-launched missiles, increasing...

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Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament: Global and Regional Challenges<p style='font size:14px'>By Gareth Evans</p>

Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament: Global and Regional Challenges

By Gareth Evans

Nuclear weapons are, simply, the most indiscriminately inhumane weapons ever invented and the only ones capable of destroying life on this planet as we know it....

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Militants Attack Pakistani Air Force Base

Militants Attack Pakistani Air Force Base

Suspected Islamist militants early on Thursday attacked a major Pakistani Air Force base where some of the country’s nuclear weapons are thought to be stored,...

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Nuclear Vistas Take Aim at Tourists’ Mindless Stares

Nuclear Vistas Take Aim at Tourists’ Mindless Stares

Some overlooks are spectacular; others not so much. Sometimes the only thing that recommends a view is the attentive slump of observers already at the scene.

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