Archive for July, 2017

A Threat to Nuclear Arms Control

A Threat to Nuclear Arms Control

A quarter-century after the end of the Cold War, the United States and Russia still possess thousands of nuclear weapons. Even so, some administration officials...

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Donald Trump Has His Finger on the Nuclear Button. Maybe We Should Do Something About That <p style='font size:14px'>By By Mark Hertsgaard</p>

Donald Trump Has His Finger on the Nuclear Button. Maybe We Should Do Something About That

By By Mark Hertsgaard

We need to get Donald Trump’s finger off the nuclear button. This is not a partisan plea. It is not a call to lower America’s guard against potential nuclear...

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The test that changed the world

The test that changed the world

On July 16, 1945, Manhattan Project scientists, government officials and soldiers witnessed the successful Trinity test at Alamogordo, N.M. The “Gadget” yielded...

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North Korea: Missile soared 1,741 miles high, marking successful test of ICBM

North Korea: Missile soared 1,741 miles high, marking successful test of ICBM

North Korea on Tuesday claimed it had successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile, a potential milestone in its campaign to develop a nuclear-tipped...

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U.S. nuclear inspection results now concealed

U.S. nuclear inspection results now concealed

The Pentagon has thrown a cloak of secrecy over assessments of the safety and security of its nuclear weapons operations, a part of the military with a history of...

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