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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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How to Starve Trump’s Lust for Nukes <p style='font size:14px'>By William J. Perry</p>

How to Starve Trump’s Lust for Nukes

By William J. Perry

Next week, Democrats in Congress will have a golden opportunity to take a strong and principled stand against President Trump’s dangerous moves to resurrect the...

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How the U.S.-China trade war makes clear the folly of arms races <p style='font size:14px'>By J. Peter Scoblic</p>

How the U.S.-China trade war makes clear the folly of arms races

By J. Peter Scoblic

The greatest problem with nuclear war, some strategists noted during the Cold War, was that we had never fought one. As problems go, this was a good one to have....

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Time for the World to Wake Up <p style='font size:14px'>By By Heinz Fischer</p>

Time for the World to Wake Up

By By Heinz Fischer

The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) remains a shining example of how science and technology can help contribute to positive political and diplomatic...

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Close the Door on Nuclear Testing <p style='font size:14px'>By Daryl G. Kimball</p>

Close the Door on Nuclear Testing

By Daryl G. Kimball

Everybody knows that nuclear weapons have been used twice in wartime and with terrible consequences. Often overlooked, however, is the large-scale, postwar use of...

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A new nuclear arms race? How the U.S. withdrawing from a treaty with Russia increases the risk <p style='font size:14px'>By Maryann Cusimano Love</p>

A new nuclear arms race? How the U.S. withdrawing from a treaty with Russia increases the risk

By Maryann Cusimano Love

The Trump administration ended nuclear arms control as we know it on Aug. 2, just a few days before the anniversaries of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings. The...

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America’s nuclear-weapons policy isn’t what you think—it’s much worse <p style='font size:14px'>By Alex Wellerstein</p>

America’s nuclear-weapons policy isn’t what you think—it’s much worse

By Alex Wellerstein

n the chaos that currently makes up the day-to-day of American foreign policy—a trade war here, tearing up international agreements and treaties there—it can...

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A nuclear treaty is about to vanish. Its demise should teach a lesson.

A nuclear treaty is about to vanish. Its demise should teach a lesson.

On Friday, a pillar of global security will expire. Perhaps no one will notice when the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty of 1987 slips into oblivion; the...

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To win on Iran, Trump should take a page from Reagan’s diplomatic playbook <p style='font size:14px'>By Abbas Milani</p>

To win on Iran, Trump should take a page from Reagan’s diplomatic playbook

By Abbas Milani

A perilous impasse exists between the Trump administration’s strident policy of “maximum pressure” and Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s no less strident...

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The morning that changed the world <p style='font size:14px'>By William Lambers</p>

The morning that changed the world

By William Lambers

Most Americans had no idea what was happening in the remote New Mexico desert on the morning of July 16, 1945. But a few in the area knew something was up when dishes...

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