Archive for July, 2014

U.S. Says Russia Tested Cruise Missile, Violating Treaty

U.S. Says Russia Tested Cruise Missile, Violating Treaty

The United States has concluded that Russia violated a landmark arms control treaty by testing a prohibited ground-launched cruise missile, according to senior American...

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John Oliver on the Terrifying State of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Security on ‘This Week Tonight’

John Oliver on the Terrifying State of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Security on ‘This Week Tonight’

Is John Oliver’s “This Week Tonight” even a comedy show, fundamentally? Sometimes, it veers so far into scathing commentary that the satire and laughs take...

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ISIS seizes uranium from lab; experts downplay ‘dirty bomb’ threat

ISIS seizes uranium from lab; experts downplay ‘dirty bomb’ threat

Iraqi jihadists have grabbed 88 pounds of uranium compounds from a Mosul University science lab, but U.S. and international weapons experts are downplaying the possibility...

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It’s Time to Ratify the Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty <p style='font size:14px'>By John Engle</p>

It’s Time to Ratify the Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty

By John Engle

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) outlaws the testing of nuclear weapons. So far, 183 countries signed the treaty, but it cannot become a binding...

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