Archive for March, 2019

The NPT and the Conditions for Nuclear Disarmament <p style='font size:14px'>By Daryl G. Kimbell</p>

The NPT and the Conditions for Nuclear Disarmament

By Daryl G. Kimbell

Fifty years ago, shortly after the conclusion of the 1968 nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT), the United States and the Soviet Union launched the Strategic Arms...

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What Comes Next in U.S.-North Korean Negotiations? <p style='font size:14px'>By Kelsey Davenport</p>

What Comes Next in U.S.-North Korean Negotiations?

By Kelsey Davenport

The second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ended abruptly in Hanoi without any agreement on the next steps to advance...

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It’s Not Personal. It’s Just Diplomacy.

It’s Not Personal. It’s Just Diplomacy.

For nearly a year since his historic meeting with Kim Jong Un in Singapore, U.S. President Donald Trump has been playing to the North Korean leader’s vanity, suggesting...

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North Korea Threatens to Scuttle Talks With the U.S. and Resume Tests

North Korea Threatens to Scuttle Talks With the U.S. and Resume Tests

North Korea threatened on Friday to suspend negotiations with the Trump administration over the North’s nuclear arms program and said its leader, Kim Jong-un,...

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Trump’s diplomacy with Kim dims as both sides return to hard-line positions

Trump’s diplomacy with Kim dims as both sides return to hard-line positions

The Trump administration has taken a harder-line approach to denuclearizing North Korea since the summit in Vietnam last month, raising doubts about whether the...

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A top Trump official may have just doomed US-North Korea talks

A top Trump official may have just doomed US-North Korea talks

A top Trump administration official has all but admitted that the US stance toward North Korea talks is now a hardline one. What this means, some analysts say, is...

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Nuclear age: Humanity is flirting with extinction <p style='font size:14px'>By David Krieger</p>

Nuclear age: Humanity is flirting with extinction

By David Krieger

The most stunning and frightening truth about the nuclear age is this: Nuclear weapons are capable of destroying civilization and most complex life on the planet,...

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Are nuclear weapons keeping the India-Pakistan crisis from escalating — or making it more dangerous? <p style='font size:14px'>By Caitlin Talmadge</p>

Are nuclear weapons keeping the India-Pakistan crisis from escalating — or making it more dangerous?

By Caitlin Talmadge

The world has been on edge watching India and Pakistan’s latest crisis. For the first time since 1971, India bombed mainland Pakistan. The strike was retaliation...

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Jared and the Saudi Crown Prince Go Nuclear? <p style='font size:14px'>By Nicholas Kristof</p>

Jared and the Saudi Crown Prince Go Nuclear?

By Nicholas Kristof

Jared Kushner slipped quietly into Saudi Arabia this week for a meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, so the question I’m trying to get the White House...

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How Congress Can Leverage Action on New START <p style='font size:14px'>By By Daryl G. Kimball</p>

How Congress Can Leverage Action on New START

By By Daryl G. Kimball

Every U.S. president since John Kennedy has successfully concluded at least one agreement with Russia or the Soviet Union to reduce nuclear dangers. These agreements...

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