Archive for April, 2014

Possible North Korean nuclear test looms over Obama’s visit to South Korea

Possible North Korean nuclear test looms over Obama’s visit to South Korea

President Obama arrived in Seoul on Friday to news that North Korea may be counting down to a nuclear weapons test. Such moves out of Pyongyang are no surprise and...

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Reagan’s political courage on nuclear arms <p style='font size:14px'>By Robert C. McFarlane</p>

Reagan’s political courage on nuclear arms

By Robert C. McFarlane

I’m often asked what quality distinguished President Reagan from other politicians. The answer comes easily. It was political courage — the will to do what would...

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The History and Future of the CTBT

The History and Future of the CTBT

Ohayo Gozaimasu. Thank you so much for inviting me to speak here, Professor Nishitani. I am glad to see so many young people today and I am very honored to be here...

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Ambiguities of Japan’s Nuclear Policy <p style='font size:14px'>By Norihiro Kato</p>

Ambiguities of Japan’s Nuclear Policy

By Norihiro Kato

When Yasunari Kawabata became the first Japanese to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1968, he gave a speech called “Japan, the Beautiful, and Myself”...

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Will India’s Elections Redefine Its Nuclear Weapons Program?

Will India’s Elections Redefine Its Nuclear Weapons Program?

The nationalist Hindu party likely to come to power in India wants to reconsider the nation’s nuclear doctrine. What might that mean? We don’t know, but it’s...

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What the Air Force can learn from the nuclear cheating scandal

What the Air Force can learn from the nuclear cheating scandal

Before they go on duty with U.S. nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missiles, officers are trained in classrooms and simulators. They are schooled in weapons...

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#FlashbackFriday : Barack Obama’s speech in Prague, five years on

#FlashbackFriday : Barack Obama’s speech in Prague, five years on

Tomorrow, five years ago, then–newly inaugurated U.S. President Barack Obama spoke on Hradčany Square in front of Prague Castle, where he laid out his vision...

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