Category: Nuclear War
Despite Western propaganda, the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were not a ‘last resort’ to end the Second World War in the Pacific.
Left out of consideration altogether was the nuclear weapons arsenal of Israel acquired with Western complicity and by covert means, as well as through operations outside the Nonproliferation Treaty regime
A big part of the problem is that the Obama administration is not going to do anything to refute the extremist view of Iran as determined to get nuclear weapons
Air Force officers at America’s nuke sites work 24-hour-shifts in antique underground capsules launching fake attacks straight out of ‘Strangelove’ — and they’re ready to blow
In a world where six of the world’s nine nuclear-armed states are already directly or indirectly engaged in armed conflict, even the best case scenario is a disaster. The nuclear-armed U.S. and Russia are facing off over Ukraine. The nuclear-armed U.S., UK, France, and Israel are supporting Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen, with nuclear-armed Pakistan weighing its options.
The intelligence about the ‘possible military dimensions’ of Iran’s nuclear program is of questionable provenance and most of it is more than a dozen years old
So much for President Obama’s commitment to a nuclear-weapons-free world
Negotiators in Switzerland just won a huge victory for diplomacy over war. Now we’ve got to protect it
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
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