Archive for: Nuclear Weapons

Study: Government Low-Balls Cost of Nuclear Fleet

Study: Government Low-Balls Cost of Nuclear Fleet

The federal government is low when calculating the amount it spends on the U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal, says a new report, and several longtime atomic arms analysts...

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OP-ED: Do Nuclear Weapons Really Deter Aggression?<p style='font size:14px'>By Lawrence S. Wittner</p>

OP-ED: Do Nuclear Weapons Really Deter Aggression?

By Lawrence S. Wittner

It’s often said that nuclear weapons have protected nations from military attack. But is there any solid evidence to bolster this contention? Without such evidence,...

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Israeli Subs Can Carry Nuclear Weapons

Israeli Subs Can Carry Nuclear Weapons

The German magazine Der Spiegel reported on Sunday that German-manufactured Dolphin-class submarines delivered to the Israel Navy can be equipped with technology...

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NATO’s Missile Shield To Keep Nations’ Nuclear Weapons

NATO’s Missile Shield To Keep Nations’ Nuclear Weapons

France and the U.K. will get NATO’s assurance that the European missile defense shield isn’t intended to take the place of their nuclear weapons, according...

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NATO, Russia and Tactical Nuclear Arms<p style='font size:14px'>By Radoslaw Sikorski & Jonas Gahr</p>

NATO, Russia and Tactical Nuclear Arms

By Radoslaw Sikorski & Jonas Gahr

At the 2010 Lisbon summit, NATO committed itself to the goal of creating conditions for a world without nuclear weapons. NATO should honor this commitment and seize...

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N. Korean Rocket Breaks Up on Launch

N. Korean Rocket Breaks Up on Launch

North Korea launched a long-range rocket Friday morning in defiance of repeated international protests, but it failed to reach orbit, breaking apart soon after the...

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Rational thought, Nuclear Weapons Don’t Mix

Rational thought, Nuclear Weapons Don’t Mix

Our tour guide begins by making reference to the classic Cold War-era movie “Dr. Stragelove,” which he boasts of having seen multiple times. It is an...

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We now know<p style='font-size:14px;'>By David E. Hoffman</p>

We now know

By David E. Hoffman

Twelve years ago, in October, 1999, the Senate rejected the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty. Only 48 senators supported the treaty, falling short of the 67 required....

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Clinton: New Nuclear Talks With Iran in April in Turkey, But Time Running Short For Diplomacy

Clinton: New Nuclear Talks With Iran in April in Turkey, But Time Running Short For Diplomacy

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton made clear Saturday that time is running out for diplomacy over Iran’s nuclear program and said talks aimed at preventing...

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Momentum Stalls on Obama Nuclear Agenda

Momentum Stalls on Obama Nuclear Agenda

Shortly after taking office, U.S. President Barack Obama set the goal of eventually ridding the world of nuclear weapons as a central theme of his presidency and...

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