Archive for January, 2016

Rearming for the apocalypse <p style='font size:14px'>By  Stephen Kinzer</p>

Rearming for the apocalypse

By Stephen Kinzer

AMERICANS ARE IN near-panic over the danger posed by Islamic terrorists. That danger, however, pales beside an emerging new one. President Obama has proposed a frighteningly...

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Jeremy Corbyn’s controversial vow to scrap Trident nuclear weapons supported by almost half of Britain

Jeremy Corbyn’s controversial vow to scrap Trident nuclear weapons supported by almost half of Britain

Nearly half of Britain backs Jeremy Corbyn on scrapping Trident nuclear weapons – despite what his MPs think.A shock poll out today shows 49% of people want...

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Jeb Bush Endorses Obama’s ‘Reagan-esque Goal’ of a Nuclear Free World

Jeb Bush Endorses Obama’s ‘Reagan-esque Goal’ of a Nuclear Free World

For years, Republican leaders derided and mocked President Barack Obama’s widely-touted dream of a nuclear weapons-free world as hopelessly naive. But the president’s...

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America Should Get Its Nuclear House in Order <p style='font size:14px'>By Lawrence J. Korb</p>

America Should Get Its Nuclear House in Order

By Lawrence J. Korb

There is no doubt that the United States and the international community should be concerned about the latest nuclear test by the unpredictable and unstable regime...

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Stephen Hawking Warns Of Technology Apocalypse Involving Nuclear Weapons, Genetically Engineered Diseases <p style='font size:14px'>By Jess Mchugh</p>

Stephen Hawking Warns Of Technology Apocalypse Involving Nuclear Weapons, Genetically Engineered Diseases

By Jess Mchugh

With the rapid progress of technology, as well as the possibility of weaponizing that science, the world needs to prepare for an event that would make Earth uninhabitable,...

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The Hunt for Secret Nuclear Tests Digs Up Scientific Gold

The Hunt for Secret Nuclear Tests Digs Up Scientific Gold

WHEN NORTH KOREA detonated the bomb that was probably not a hydrogen bomb on Wednesday morning local time, the blast tripped dozens of instruments belonging to the...

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A secure future

A secure future

This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) agreement, so the timing of the latest nuclear blast from North Korea...

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Nuclear weapons risk greater than in cold war, says ex-Pentagon chief <p style='font size:14px'>By Julian Borger</p>

Nuclear weapons risk greater than in cold war, says ex-Pentagon chief

By Julian Borger

The risks of a nuclear catastrophe – in a regional war, terrorist attack, by accident or miscalculation – is greater than it was during the cold war and rising,...

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Hillary Clinton Suggests She May Oppose Obama’s $1 Trillion Nuclear Arms Upgrade

Hillary Clinton Suggests She May Oppose Obama’s $1 Trillion Nuclear Arms Upgrade

Hillary Clinton signaled the potential for a major national security policy reversal this week after she told an activist in Iowa that the planned $1 trillion nuclear...

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Did North Korea Detonate a Hydrogen Bomb? Here’s What We Know

Did North Korea Detonate a Hydrogen Bomb? Here’s What We Know

North Korea’s claim that it set off a hydrogen bomb on Wednesday — in what would be the fourth time it has tested a nuclear weapon since 2006 — has stirred...

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