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Pandemic Reveals Misplaced Priorities <p style='font size:14px'>By Daryl G. Kimball</p>

Pandemic Reveals Misplaced Priorities

By Daryl G. Kimball

For decades, national security and health experts have warned of the risks of global threats that are simply too big for one country to handle, such as disease pandemics,...

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Securing empathy to prevent misunderstanding among the nuclear five <p style='font size:14px'>By Sebastian Brixey-Williams & Nicholas J. Wheeler </p>

Securing empathy to prevent misunderstanding among the nuclear five

By Sebastian Brixey-Williams & Nicholas J. Wheeler

High-level officials from the five nuclear weapon states recognised under the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) – China, France, Russia,...

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A Plea to Save the Last Nuclear Arms Treaty <p style='font size:14px'>By Madeleine Albright and Igor Ivanov</p>

A Plea to Save the Last Nuclear Arms Treaty

By Madeleine Albright and Igor Ivanov

The relationship between Russia and the United States has been mired in crisis for much of the past decade. Communication once considered routine has been cut off,...

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Let’s stop revising history: Reagan didn’t win the Cold War <p style='font size:14px'>By Marik Von Rennenkampff</p>

Let’s stop revising history: Reagan didn’t win the Cold War

By Marik Von Rennenkampff

Well, they’ve done it again. And again. Whether blinded by ideological bias or suffering from a dearth of facts, conservative commentators still attribute the...

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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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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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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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