Archive for January, 2019

Warren introduces bill to stop US using nuclear weapons first

Warren introduces bill to stop US using nuclear weapons first

Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced legislation Wednesday seeking to stop the US from launching a first-strike nuclear weapons attack on another...

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INF Treaty talks between Russia and the U.S. fail at summit

INF Treaty talks between Russia and the U.S. fail at summit

The pact was designed to keep ground-based nuclear weapons out of Europe. Washington has accused Moscow of violating it for years. – More

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Trump Administration Begins Production Of A New Nuclear Weapon

Trump Administration Begins Production Of A New Nuclear Weapon

The U.S. Department of Energy has started making a new, low-yield nuclear weapon designed to counter Russia. The National Nuclear Security Administration says production...

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24 years ago today, the world came disturbingly close to ending

24 years ago today, the world came disturbingly close to ending

Today, January 25, 2019, marks the 24th anniversary of the time that I (and many millions of others) came closest in my lifetime to getting nuked to death. That...

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Why Reagan’s ‘Star Wars’ Defense Plan Remained Science Fiction

Why Reagan’s ‘Star Wars’ Defense Plan Remained Science Fiction

It was a plan that read like science fiction: A system armed with an array of space-based X-ray lasers would detect and deflect any nukes headed toward the United...

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Pentagon seeks to expand scope and sophistication of U.S. missile defenses

Pentagon seeks to expand scope and sophistication of U.S. missile defenses

The Trump administration is seeking to expand the scope and sophistication of American missile defenses on a scale not seen since President Ronald Reagan’s “Star...

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Pence Says U.S. Still Waiting on North Korea for ‘Concrete Steps’ to Denuclearize

Pence Says U.S. Still Waiting on North Korea for ‘Concrete Steps’ to Denuclearize

Vice President Mike Pence told American ambassadors on Wednesday that North Korea has failed to take any substantive steps to give up its nuclear weapons, even as...

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Preventing a New Euro-Missile Race <p style='font size:14px'>By Daryl G. Kimball</p>

Preventing a New Euro-Missile Race

By Daryl G. Kimball

Next month, it is very likely the Trump administration will take the next step toward fulfilling the president’s threat to “terminate” one of the most far-reaching...

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Kim and Trump Back at Square 1: If U.S. Keeps Sanctions, North Will Keep Nuclear Program

Kim and Trump Back at Square 1: If U.S. Keeps Sanctions, North Will Keep Nuclear Program

Nearly two years into his presidency and more than six months after his historic summit meeting with Kim Jong-un of North Korea, President Trump finds himself essentially...

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