Category: Weapons & Disarmament

Rajan Menon: Hypersonic Weapons and National (In)security

Why Arms Races Never End

JP Sottile: We Can’t Confront Climate Change While Lavishly Funding Pentagon

The climate crisis is not only a byproduct of empire, but it’s becoming a rationale for even more empire

Jeremy Kuzmarov: Russian Blast Points to Danger of New Nuclear Arms Race

A new mobilization is now urgently needed in favor of arms control which can be modeled on the nuclear freeze movement of the 1980s

Vijay Prashad: There Must Be Bones Under the Paved Street

Withdrawal from the INF treaty is only one sign of danger. Another is that the various nuclear powers – led by the United States – have once more placed their nuclear weapons at the heart of their military strategy

William D. Hartung: Merger Mania

The Military-Industrial Complex on Steroids

Kathy Kelly: An Honorable Course in Iran

End Sanctions, Resume Dialogue

John M. Laforge: Trump’s Ministry of No Information

The Trump administration has halted, without explanation, the routine practice of reporting the current number of nuclear weapons in the US arsenal

Marjorie Cohn: An Attack on Iran Would Violate US and International Law

As President Donald Trump, National Security Advisor John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo rattle their sabers, there is no evidence that Iran poses a threat to the United States. It was Trump who threatened genocide, tweeting, “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran.” The Pentagon is now Read more…

John Feffer: A Farewell to Arms Control?

With Trump and Bolton at the helm, the international arms control regime is effectively dead. But could that spark a new movement for disarmament?

William J. Astore: How the Pentagon Took Ownership of Donald Trump

Six Ways to Curb America’s Military Machine

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