Archive for October, 2012

K-219: The Sub That Scared Reagan and Gorbachev

K-219: The Sub That Scared Reagan and Gorbachev

On October 6, 1986, Soviet nuclear submarine K-219 sank in the Sargasso Sea in the infamous Bermuda Triangle. This was a severe loss for the Navy of the USSR....

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Scottish Independence: We’ll Stay in Nato But Ban Trident, Says Alex Salmond

Scottish Independence: We’ll Stay in Nato But Ban Trident, Says Alex Salmond

A WRITTEN constitution for an independent Scotland should explicitly ban nuclear weapons from the country, First Minister Alex Salmond said yesterday.  More here  

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‘Fast Food Nation’ Author Will Return With Book on Nuclear Weapons

‘Fast Food Nation’ Author Will Return With Book on Nuclear Weapons

Eric Schlosser, the journalist and author of the best-selling “Fast Food Nation,” has taken on the vexing issue of the control of nuclear weapons in a new book...

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Keep Nuclear Weapons Out of Reach <p style='font size:14px'>By Gwynne Dyer</p>

Keep Nuclear Weapons Out of Reach

By Gwynne Dyer

You could just get rid of all your nuclear weapons, of course. But if you can’t get your head around the idea of nuclear nakedness, you could at least store your...

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The Failure of Nonproliferation <p style='font size:14px'>By Natalia Sharova</p>

The Failure of Nonproliferation

By Natalia Sharova

Are nuclear nonproliferation talks at a dead end? Today the nuclear question is as politicized as it was during the Cold War. But the leading players in the dispute...

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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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Ronald Reagan, Republicans, and Nuclear Weapons

Ronald Reagan, Republicans, and Nuclear Weapons

Listening to today’s candidates –at any level — one would not know that, historically, Republicans have been instrumental in advancing arms control,...

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