Archive for March, 2013

Missile defense turns 30 <p style='font size:14px'>By C. Dean McGrath Jr</p>

Missile defense turns 30

By C. Dean McGrath Jr

North Korea is preparing to test a long-range missile, and the Defense Department believes that the nation may soon be capable of building a nuclear-armed missile. Meanwhile,...

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Star Wars’ today: What would Reagan do?

Star Wars’ today: What would Reagan do?

President Reagan stunned fellow citizens and the world 30 years ago this month with a dramatic announcement that the United States would develop and deploy a system...

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Obama to seek Senate action on Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty

Obama to seek Senate action on Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty

Getting Congress to ratify the Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty is a “top priority” for President Obama’s second term, the administration’s top arms control...

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The Secret of the Wonder Weapon That Israel Will Show Off to Obama

The Secret of the Wonder Weapon That Israel Will Show Off to Obama

No tour of Middle East conflict zones could be complete without a stop at Sderot, an Israeli town of 24,000 that stands uncomfortably close to the Gaza Strip. The...

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U.S. beefs up West Coast missile defenses in face of N. Korea threat

U.S. beefs up West Coast missile defenses in face of N. Korea threat

The Pentagon announced Friday that it would strengthen the country’s defenses against a possible attack by nuclear-equipped North Korea, fielding additional missile...

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Former Secretary of State Shultz Reiterates Support for CTBT

Former Secretary of State Shultz Reiterates Support for CTBT

At a March 8 event sponsored by the Partnership for a Secure America, President Reagan’s Secretary of State George Shultz underscored once again his support for...

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Why Almost Nobody Likes News About Pakistani Nuclear Security

Why Almost Nobody Likes News About Pakistani Nuclear Security

There’s an old adage about blaming the messenger who bears bad news – a practice often applied to journalists — but when it comes to disturbing media revelations...

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Nuclear weapons must be eradicated for all our sakes<p style='font size:14px'>By Desmond Tutu</p>

Nuclear weapons must be eradicated for all our sakes

By Desmond Tutu

We cannot intimidate others into behaving well when we ourselves are misbehaving. Yet that is precisely what nations armed with nuclear weapons hope to do by censuring...

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Another Try at Nuclear Talks

Another Try at Nuclear Talks

Negotiations this week between the major powers and Iran on its nuclear program achieved only an agreement to hold technical talks in March and then another meeting...

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