Archive for January, 2014

Air Force Cheating Scandal Widens; 92 Nuclear Officers Linked

Air Force Cheating Scandal Widens; 92 Nuclear Officers Linked

Nearly 20 percent of the officers in the U.S. Air Force’s nuclear weapons corps have now been implicated in a proficiency test cheating scandal, the secretary...

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Congress, don’t pass the Nuclear Weapons Free Iran Act <p style='font size:14px'>By Steven L. Spiegel</p>

Congress, don’t pass the Nuclear Weapons Free Iran Act

By Steven L. Spiegel

A large portion of Congress is poised to vote for a bill that would intensify sanctions against Iran in the middle of the talks currently underway. This is a terrible...

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The Endless Arms Race: Despite Great Power Promises, New Nuclear Weapons Are On the Way

The Endless Arms Race: Despite Great Power Promises, New Nuclear Weapons Are On the Way

It’s heartening to see that an agreement has been reached to ensure that Iran honors its commitment, made when it signed the 1970 nuclear Non-Proliferation...

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Air Force nuke officers caught up in big cheating scandal

Air Force nuke officers caught up in big cheating scandal

The U.S. Air Force’s nuclear command has been rocked by a cheating scandal involving nearly three dozen officers.  Cheating on a proficiency exam involving...

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Surveillance network built to spot secret nuclear tests yields surprise scientific boon

Surveillance network built to spot secret nuclear tests yields surprise scientific boon

It records sounds that no human ear can hear, like the low roar of a meteor slicing through the upper atmosphere, or the hum an iceberg makes when smacked by an...

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