Category: Nuclear War

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Daniel Ellsberg: To Avoid Armageddon, Don’t Modernize Missiles—Eliminate Them

Land-based nuclear weapons are world-ending accident waiting to happen, and completely superfluous to a reliable deterrent

Robert Dodge: Humanity’s Call to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

Citizens around the world are calling on their governments to ratify the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty—and the United States has a leading role to play. Nuclear weapons have no place in our future

Jon Letman: Support for Nuclear Ban Treaty Is Rising

Nuclear Nations Are on the Defensive

Joe Cirincione: Biden Bends to the Nuclear Bureaucracy

A top-level Pentagon official has reportedly been dismissed for the crime of being skeptical about our nuclear weapons policies

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Daniel Ellsberg: Milley, China and the Danger of Nuclear War

Gen. Milley’s call to China may have prevented a near catastrophe, as happened in 1983 when the Soviet Union believed Reagan had gone mad and planned a first strike

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Vijay Prashad: The U.S. and Australia Signed a Nuclear Arms Deal, Simple as That

If this is merely an arms deal hidden behind a military pact, then it is a cynical use of war-making rhetoric for business purposes. This cynicism could eventually lead to a great deal of suffering

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Noam Chomsky: Biden’s “Radical” Proposals Are Minimum Measures to Avoid Catastrophe

It is a stunning fact that despite its unique advantages, the United States ranks last among the rich societies in health care

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Brian Terrell: Resisting Nuclear Weapons in a Climate Crisis

Stopping the Next Catastrophe Before it Begins

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Brett Wilkins: As Iran Elects New President, Experts Urge Biden to Rejoin Nuclear Deal, Lift Sanctions

“The Biden administration must remain resolute and seek a break from the disastrous conditions that helped contribute to this result.”

Peter Weiss: No First Use — Or No Nuclear Weapons?

If international law is to preserve its teeth, it cannot do so with halfway measures.

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