Archive for September, 2017

The Iran deal is working. Here’s how we know.

The Iran deal is working. Here’s how we know.

If the United States breaks with the International Atomic Energy Agency, the six other signatories and the conclusions of our own State Department by decertifying...

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Trump’s dangerous confusion on the Iran deal <p style='font size:14px'>By Steve Chapman</p>

Trump’s dangerous confusion on the Iran deal

By Steve Chapman

When it comes to the Iranian nuclear deal, the Trump administration is a carnival of contradiction. Its attitude brings to mind the story of the inmates who complained...

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What Would a Hydrogen Bomb Do to the Pacific Ocean

What Would a Hydrogen Bomb Do to the Pacific Ocean

The latest fiery exchange between the United States and North Korea has produced a new kind of threat. On Tuesday, during his speech at the United Nations, President...

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The debate over the Iran deal is utterly perplexing <p style='font size:14px'>By Adam J. Szubin </p>

The debate over the Iran deal is utterly perplexing

By Adam J. Szubin

As one of the architects of a 10-year sanctions campaign against Iran under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, and the Treasury Department official charged...

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Stanislav Petrov, ‘The Man Who Saved The World,’ Dies At 77

Stanislav Petrov, ‘The Man Who Saved The World,’ Dies At 77

Stanislav Petrov was a lieutenant colonel in the Soviet Union’s Air Defense Forces, and his job was to monitor his country’s satellite system, which...

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Time to Restrict the President’s Power to Wage Nuclear War <p style='font size:14px'>By Jeffrey Bader and Jonathann D. Pollack</p>

Time to Restrict the President’s Power to Wage Nuclear War

By Jeffrey Bader and Jonathann D. Pollack

For the first time in a generation, there is widespread anxiety about the possibility of nuclear war, stimulated by the extreme tensions between North Korea and...

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A Devious Threat to a Nuclear Deal

A Devious Threat to a Nuclear Deal

Nikki Haley laid the Trump administration’s cards on the table this week with a new proposal aimed at sabotaging one of the Obama administration’s most important...

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UN Security Council calls emergency meeting after North Korea claims successful hydrogen bomb test

UN Security Council calls emergency meeting after North Korea claims successful hydrogen bomb test

The U.S. and other partner countries Sunday called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council in the wake of North Korea’s claims that...

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