Category: Nuclear War

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William Greider: The Pentagon Finally Admitted That Israel Has Nuclear Weapons, Too

People are beginning to grasp that lopsided wars—contests between high-tech and primitive forms of destruction—do not necessarily lead to victory or peace. They have led the United States into more wars

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Richard Falk: Diplomacy, War, and (In)Security in the Nuclear Age

Overall, this opportunistic treatment of Iran’s nuclear program is less indicative of a commitment to nonproliferation than it is a shortsighted expression of geopolitical priorities

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Gareth Porter: The long history of Israel gaming the ‘Iranian threat’

Netanyahu bears personal responsibility for having created a conflict with Iran that had never existed before. But it is not the conflict that he has been alleging all these years

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Vijay Prashad: The Nuclear Club: India welcomed, Iran shunned

The parallel between the treatment of India and Iran demonstrates that the entire “Iran nuclear crisis” is a geo-political game

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Seumas Milne: Leaked cables show Netanyahu’s Iran bomb claim contradicted by Mossad

Netanyahu’s dramatic declaration to world leaders in 2012 that Iran was about a year away from making a nuclear bomb was contradicted by his own secret service, according to a top-secret Mossad document

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Pervez Hoodbhoy: Obama the Traveling Nuclear Salesman Just Went to India

Indian public money is being used to shield U.S. corporations from liabilities in the event of a disaster involving an American supplied reactor

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David Swanson: U.S. Government Tried to Give Nuclear Plans to Iraq and Nobody Cares

The rest of the world already thinks we’re insane. Imagine it they knew that this is the sort of thing we just accept with our morning coffee before going about our wasteful lives

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David Swanson: Nuclear Madness and Resistance

The Jeffrey Sterling trial is a bit disheartening for anyone who’d rather humanity paid a bit of attention to avoiding nuclear apocalypse

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Milan Rai: Abolishing Nuclear Weapons – Useful and Not-So-Useful First Steps

The most urgently-required negative security assurance (NSA) is a promise by all the declared nuclear weapon states never to use or threaten to use nuclear weapons against a non-nuclear weapon state

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Richard Falk: Remembering 2004 (Badly)

Despite all, we can look to 2015 with some measure of hope, almost exclusively because there seems to be a slow awakening of civil society

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