Archive for February, 2017

Trump wants to make sure U.S. nuclear arsenal at ‘top of the pack’

Trump wants to make sure U.S. nuclear arsenal at ‘top of the pack’

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he wants to ensure the U.S. nuclear arsenal is at the “top of the pack,” saying the United States has fallen...

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What Trump Doesn’t Get About Nukes

What Trump Doesn’t Get About Nukes

Mikhail Gorbachev, the former Soviet premier, warned in an extraordinary article late last month that the “increasingly belligerent” tone of geopolitical debates...

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Japan’s Largest Ever Voluntary Contribution to the CTBTO

Japan’s Largest Ever Voluntary Contribution to the CTBTO

Japan, by far the only country to experience atomic bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, has decided to make the largest ever extra-budgetary contribution to the...

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Why the Iran Nuclear Deal Must Stand <p style='font size:14px'>By Antony J. Blinken</p>

Why the Iran Nuclear Deal Must Stand

By Antony J. Blinken

Standing next to Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, at a news conference Wednesday, President Trump inveighed against the nuclear agreement with Iran,...

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Russia Deploys Missile, Violating Treaty and Challenging Trump

Russia Deploys Missile, Violating Treaty and Challenging Trump

Russia has secretly deployed a new cruise missile that American officials say violates a landmark arms control treaty, posing a major test for President Trump as...

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Why Did Trump Pick a Fight with Putin Over the Nuclear Weapons Treaty?

Why Did Trump Pick a Fight with Putin Over the Nuclear Weapons Treaty?

President Donald Trump has already picked a fight with Russia’s Vladimir Putin over nuclear weapons and the New START treaty. It is a curious battle to choose....

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Trump, like JFK, Should Make Nuclear Test Ban Top Priority <p style='font size:14px'>By William Lambers</p>

Trump, like JFK, Should Make Nuclear Test Ban Top Priority

By William Lambers

President Trump’s first treaty might be closer than you think, if he chooses peace. It’s the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), which bans all nuclear...

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Two Nobel Prize-winning nuclear experts explain the unlikely reasons why Trump could be our savior <p style='font size:14px'>By Dr. James Muller & Dr. John Pastore</p>

Two Nobel Prize-winning nuclear experts explain the unlikely reasons why Trump could be our savior

By Dr. James Muller & Dr. John Pastore

The Doomsday Clock has been advanced to 2.5 minutes to midnight—a setting closer to humanity’s extinction than any year since 1953. The Bulletin of the Atomic...

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The Finger on the Nuclear Button

The Finger on the Nuclear Button

Scientists who study the risk of nuclear war recently moved the hands of the symbolic Doomsday Clock to 2½ minutes before midnight — meaning they believe that...

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President Trump: Like President Reagan, Make Us Safer <p style='font size:14px'>By Jonathan Granoff</p>

President Trump: Like President Reagan, Make Us Safer

By Jonathan Granoff

Dear President Elect Trump: There is a challenge more important than jobs, health care, border security, and economic growth, and yes, even your passion to “make...

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