Archive for January, 2017

Dems seek to limit Trump’s options for using nuclear weapons

Dems seek to limit Trump’s options for using nuclear weapons

Two Democrats are pushing Congress to restrict President Trump’s ability to launch nuclear weapons, reintroducing a bicameral bill Tuesday that would prohibit...

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Would an impulsive Trump hit the nuclear button? <p style='font size:14px'>By Richard C. Longworth</p>

Would an impulsive Trump hit the nuclear button?

By Richard C. Longworth

In the late 1980s, as the Cold War neared its end, a veteran Cold Warrior reminisced in Chicago about the nuclear button and the thinking of the men who controlled...

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Trump’s offer to Russia: an end to sanctions for nuclear arms cut

Trump’s offer to Russia: an end to sanctions for nuclear arms cut

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will propose offering to end sanctions imposed on Russia over its annexation of Crimea in return for a nuclear arms reduction deal...

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Statement of Former Senator Sam Nunn On the Nomination of Rex Tillerson to be Secretary of State

Statement of Former Senator Sam Nunn On the Nomination of Rex Tillerson to be Secretary of State

Chairman Corker, Senator Cardin, Senator Isakson, and members of the Committee: Rex Tillerson doesn’t have the typical background of a nominee for Secretary of...

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How to Stop a Nuclear Missile

How to Stop a Nuclear Missile

Lasers-armed drones and interceptor missiles are among America’s possible tech options for impeding a North Korean nuclear strike. – More

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Kim Jong-un Says North Korea Will Test a Long-Range Missile

Kim Jong-un Says North Korea Will Test a Long-Range Missile

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, said on Sunday that his country was making final preparations to conduct its first test of an intercontinental...

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