Archive for February, 2013

Recently Released Letters Between Reagan and Gorbachev Shed Light on the End of the Cold War

Recently Released Letters Between Reagan and Gorbachev Shed Light on the End of the Cold War

Ronald Wilson Reagan, the 40th president of the United States, went to sleep on the night of March 10, 1985 unaware that relations between the United States and...

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The Nuclear Agenda

The Nuclear Agenda

President Obama set an ambitious goal in his first term when he endorsed the vision of an eventual world without nuclear weapons. After some early achievements,...

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George P. Shultz: A Cold Warrior on a warming planet

George P. Shultz: A Cold Warrior on a warming planet

Economist and statesman George P. Shultz has held four federal Cabinet posts, taught at three universities, and worked as president of a major company. In this interview,...

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The search for a nuclear legacy

The search for a nuclear legacy

First there was the “open mic” incident last March when Barack Obama assured his Russian opposite number, Dmitry Medvedev, that after his election he would have...

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US leadership needed to prevent nuclear testing by North Korea <p style='font size:14px'>By Thomas R. Pickering </p>

US leadership needed to prevent nuclear testing by North Korea

By Thomas R. Pickering

Four years ago, President Obama warned that “the threat of global nuclear war has gone down, but the risk of a nuclear attack has gone up.” Last week, North...

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Time to ban nuke testing<p style='font size:14px'>By jake garn and thomas graham, jr.</p>

Time to ban nuke testing

By jake garn and thomas graham, jr.

In his State of the Union address, President Obama noted that “our ability to influence others depends on our willingness to lead.”In the wake of North...

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Obama Nuclear Arms Reduction Plan Picks Up Where Reagan and Bush Left Off

Obama Nuclear Arms Reduction Plan Picks Up Where Reagan and Bush Left Off

Earlier this month, reports surfaced that President Obama is planning to approve significant reductions to the U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal. In his State of the...

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To Cut Wasteful Spending, Start With Nuclear Weapons <p style='font size:14px'>By Robert Klass</p>

To Cut Wasteful Spending, Start With Nuclear Weapons

By Robert Klass

The first “fiscal cliff” was temporarily averted through a last-minute congressional deal. The next “fiscal cliff”, the automatic budget...

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