Archive for October, 2012

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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Toward a World of Diminished Reliance On Nukes <p style='font size:14px'>By Robert Wood</p>

Toward a World of Diminished Reliance On Nukes

By Robert Wood

The CTBT (Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty) remains central to leading us toward a world of diminished reliance on nuclear weapons, reduced nuclear competition,...

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50 years after Cuban missile crisis: 5 ways US must promote nuclear nonproliferation <p style='font size:14px'>By Daryl Kimball</p>

50 years after Cuban missile crisis: 5 ways US must promote nuclear nonproliferation

By Daryl Kimball

Fifty years after the Cuban missile crisis brought the world to the brink of a nuclear holocaust, the threats posed by the bomb have changed but still hang over...

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Israel Has Nuclear Weapons, But Only Iran Has Nuclear Power <p style='font size:14px'>By James Conca</p>

Israel Has Nuclear Weapons, But Only Iran Has Nuclear Power

By James Conca

With all the uproar over Iran’s nuclear weapons program, reckless speculation on attacks and the latest Iranian cyberthreat, does anyone care that Iran just brought...

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Technology Improving Detection of Nuclear Tests, Experts Say at AAAS Capitol Hill Event

Technology Improving Detection of Nuclear Tests, Experts Say at AAAS Capitol Hill Event

There have been significant improvements during the past decade in the worldwide ability to detect covert nuclear explosions equivalent to only a few hundred tons...

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U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Agreed to Nuclear Talks

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Agreed to Nuclear Talks

The United States and Iran have agreed in principle for the first time to one-on-one negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, according to Obama administration...

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Arms control should be high on president’s agenda <p style='font size:14px'>By By Steven Pifer and Michael O’Hanlon</p>

Arms control should be high on president’s agenda

By By Steven Pifer and Michael O’Hanlon

The presidential campaign has focused primarily on the economy and domestic issues, with foreign policy receiving relatively little attention — especially if it...

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Loss of Lugar has ramifications around the world

Loss of Lugar has ramifications around the world

Elections have consequences.  There have been two this year that are already yielding global change. The first occurred last March, when Vladimir Putin was returned...

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Russia no longer wants U.S. aid on nuclear arms security

Russia no longer wants U.S. aid on nuclear arms security

Russia has told the United States that it will not extend the Nunn-Lugar weapons reduction and security agreement after it expires at the end of May, saying it no...

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Another View: Next president should follow through to finish Reagan’s nuclear weapons efforts <p style='font size:14px'>By William Lambers</p>

Another View: Next president should follow through to finish Reagan’s nuclear weapons efforts

By William Lambers

When President Obama and Mitt Romney take to the stage for a foreign policy debate on Oct. 22, nuclear weapons are sure to come up, especially Iran’s ambitions...

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