Archive for December, 2013

How much do you know about nuclear weapons? Take our quiz.

How much do you know about nuclear weapons? Take our quiz.

How much do you know about the science, history, and politics behind nuclear weapons?  Take this short quiz to find out.

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Nuclear weapons still pose huge threat<p style='font size:14px'>By Lynn Ringenberg</p>

Nuclear weapons still pose huge threat

By Lynn Ringenberg

The current negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program will hopefully make the world a little safer by keeping the nation from developing nuclear weapons. Unfortunately,...

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Are New Nuclear Weapons Affordable?<p style='font size:14px'>By Joe Cirincione</p>

Are New Nuclear Weapons Affordable?

By Joe Cirincione

A stunning new report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) shows that the government will spend $355 billion over the next 10 years directly on nuclear weapons....

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India-Pakistan Nuclear War Would Kill 2 Billion People, End Civilization

India-Pakistan Nuclear War Would Kill 2 Billion People, End Civilization

A nuclear war between South Asian rivals India and Pakistan would trigger a global famine that would immediately kill 2 billion people around the world and spell...

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Putin Eyes ‘High-Precision’ Arms as Partial Nuclear-Weapons Alternative

Putin Eyes ‘High-Precision’ Arms as Partial Nuclear-Weapons Alternative

WASHINGTON — Advanced conventional weapons are emerging as an “equal” to atomic arms in their capacity to ward off aggression, underlining a need...

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Why Nuclear Weapons Don’t Spread (Quickly) <p style='font size:14px'>By Zachary Keck</p>

Why Nuclear Weapons Don’t Spread (Quickly)

By Zachary Keck

Over at Foreign Policy, David Kenner has an interesting piece on how President Barack Obama’s views on nuclear weapons are shaping his approach to the Middle East...

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