Archive for October, 2015

The Obama team eyes another nuclear gamble

The Obama team eyes another nuclear gamble

Weeks after forging President Barack Obama’s Iran deal, Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz are eager to move on to a daunting new...

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Mr. President, kill the new cruise missile <p style='font size:14px'>By William J. Perry and Andy Weber</p>

Mr. President, kill the new cruise missile

By William J. Perry and Andy Weber

Because they can be launched without warning and come in both nuclear and conventional variants, cruise missiles are a uniquely destabilizing type of weapon. President...

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Holy See to UN on nuclear disarmament: let’s get moving

Holy See to UN on nuclear disarmament: let’s get moving

A statement from The Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations, addressing the UN’s First Committee, which deals with disarmament, urges...

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Kerry Announces New Push for Nuclear Test Ban

Kerry Announces New Push for Nuclear Test Ban

In a surprise move, US Secretary of State John Kerry today announced a new push to get the Senate to ratify the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty. More

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These 8 countries haven’t vowed to stop one of humanity’s most terrifying legacies

These 8 countries haven’t vowed to stop one of humanity’s most terrifying legacies

Seventy years ago, the United States detonated the first nuclear bomb. This event led to the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a world-wide nuclear arms race,...

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Thomas Mallon’s Real Reagan

Thomas Mallon’s Real Reagan

“He’s still winking at us,” Thomas Mallon says of our 40th president. Ronald Reagan’s essential quality (as official biographer Edmund Morris discovered...

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