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Here’s how Trump can get a win with Russia — and actually help all Americans <p style='font size:14px'>By Michael McFaul </p>

Here’s how Trump can get a win with Russia — and actually help all Americans

By Michael McFaul

President Trump received Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the White House this week — a meeting that prompted considerable controversy, given the fraught...

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This is a nuclear weapons offer Trump ought not refuse <p style='font size:14px'>By Washington Post Editorial Board</p>

This is a nuclear weapons offer Trump ought not refuse

By Washington Post Editorial Board

IT IS not very often that the Kremlin issues a transcript of remarks by President Vladimir Putin with a sentence marked in highlighter, but that’s what happened...

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Commentary: Nuclear weapons violate human rights <p style='font size:14px'>By Martin Fleck</p>

Commentary: Nuclear weapons violate human rights

By Martin Fleck

Dec. 10 is Human Rights Day, when we honor the incredible work of human rights advocates around the world. It is also a time when we should demand the abolition...

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Nuclear Disarmament is Possible and Necessary <p style='font size:14px'>By Pope Francis</p>

Nuclear Disarmament is Possible and Necessary

By Pope Francis

Dear Brothers and Sisters, this place makes us deeply aware of the pain and horror that we human beings are capable of inflicting upon one another. The damaged cross...

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No president should have the absolute authority to launch nuclear weapons <p style='font size:14px'>By Joseph Cirincione </p>

No president should have the absolute authority to launch nuclear weapons

By Joseph Cirincione

Impeachment has a way of bringing out a president’s worst instincts — and the world could end up paying the price. As impeachment hearings intensified, an increasingly...

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Pope appeals to world leaders to renounce nuclear weapons <p style='font size:14px'>By Rebecca Klar</p>

Pope appeals to world leaders to renounce nuclear weapons

By Rebecca Klar

Pope Francis on Monday reportedly urged world leaders to renounce nuclear weapons during his trip to Japan where he visited the only two cities to experience atomic...

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It’s Been 32 Years since the Conclusion of the INF Treaty Yet Arms Control Is Still Vital <p style='font size:14px'>By  Stephan Kieninger</p>

It’s Been 32 Years since the Conclusion of the INF Treaty Yet Arms Control Is Still Vital

By Stephan Kieninger

In August, the United States withdrew from the landmark INF Treaty of 1987 due to the Russian Federation’s continuing violation of the treaty and Vladimir Putin’s...

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Don’t Let the New START Treaty Lapse <p style='font size:14px'>By Rose Gottemoeller</p>

Don’t Let the New START Treaty Lapse

By Rose Gottemoeller

The New START Treaty, the last and most important nuclear arms limitation agreement still in force between Russia and the United States, expires early in 2021. Perhaps...

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How Artificial Intelligence Could Make Nuclear War More Likely <p style='font size:14px'>By Chris Roberts</p>

How Artificial Intelligence Could Make Nuclear War More Likely

By Chris Roberts

On September 26, 1983, the satellites and computers of the Soviet Air Defense Forces, tasked with using data to determine if the United States was launching a nuclear...

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The Pentagon’s New Missile Drive Is Bringing Armageddon Closer <p style='font size:14px'>By Michael T. Klare</p>

The Pentagon’s New Missile Drive Is Bringing Armageddon Closer

By Michael T. Klare

Washington is withdrawing from the INF treaty not because of Russian violations but because the Pentagon wants to deploy a dangerous new class of its own nukes.

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