Archive for March, 2017

United States and Allies Protest U.N. Talks to Ban Nuclear Weapons

United States and Allies Protest U.N. Talks to Ban Nuclear Weapons

UNITED NATIONS — Saying the time was not right to outlaw nuclear arms, the United States led a group of dozens of United Nations members on Monday that boycotted...

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President Trump should heed Churchill’s warning not to escalate arms races <p style='font size:14px'>By Dallas Morning News</p>

President Trump should heed Churchill’s warning not to escalate arms races

By Dallas Morning News

As Winston Churchill warned, if we ramp up the arms race, we’ll just “make the rubble bounce.”The stakes are even higher today because so many...

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The Risks of Pre-emptive Strikes Against North Korea

The Risks of Pre-emptive Strikes Against North Korea

A declaration by Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson that the United States would consider pre-emptive military action against North Korea raises a question that...

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The US government just declassified 750 nuclear-weapons movies and put a bunch on YouTube

The US government just declassified 750 nuclear-weapons movies and put a bunch on YouTube

In its quest for Cold War military superiority, the United States detonated more than 1,000 nuclear weapons. Government researchers blew up many of the bombs on...

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Donald, Have I Got a Deal for You <p style='font size:14px'>By Thomas L. Friedman</p>

Donald, Have I Got a Deal for You

By Thomas L. Friedman

Every president has an early foreign policy test, and Donald Trump is no exception. Trump’s test is actually already in progress, and it bears some resemblance...

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New nukes? No thanks. <p style='font size:14px'>By Daryl G. Kimball & Charles Carrigan</p>

New nukes? No thanks.

By Daryl G. Kimball & Charles Carrigan

So far, President Trump has provided few details about his approach to his most important job as president: reducing the risks of unconstrained global nuclear competition...

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North Korea Is Practicing for Nuclear War <p style='font size:14px'>By Jeffrey Lewis</p>

North Korea Is Practicing for Nuclear War

By Jeffrey Lewis

On Monday morning, North Korea launched four missiles from the northwest corner of the country that traveled 620 miles before landing in the Sea of Japan. While...

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Why Mess With a Nuclear Treaty, Mr. Trump?

Why Mess With a Nuclear Treaty, Mr. Trump?

Some of President Trump’s most irresponsible statements have involved, of all things, nuclear weapons, where there is no room for irresponsibility or error. His...

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There’s no such thing as ‘limited’ nuclear war <p style='font size:14px'>By Dianne Feinstein</p>

There’s no such thing as ‘limited’ nuclear war

By Dianne Feinstein

Last month, it was revealed that a Pentagon advisory committee authored a report calling for the United States to invest in new nuclear weapons and consider resuming...

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Air Force nuclear officer: New START treaty is ‘good for us’ <p style='font size:14px'>By Aaron Mehta </p>

Air Force nuclear officer: New START treaty is ‘good for us’

By Aaron Mehta

A top Air Force officer today defended the New START treaty as a major component of America’s strategic security, a week after the agreement with Russia was blasted...

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