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Entries by Russ Wellen from 11/2010

What If Nuclear Terrorism Were Just a Mouse Click Away?

| Posted 11.02.2010 | World

With the end of the Cold War, nuclear terrorism has displaced an attack by the Soviet Union as the prime nuclear fear. And that's not only reviving the specter of a traditional nuclear attack, but combining it with contemporary fears.

Republican Senate Rejection of START Could Work in Disarmament's Favor

| Posted 11.12.2010 | Politics

If new START is rejected, does the Obama administration plan to retract some or all of that funding? Unlikely, I know, but were that to occur it would look a lot more like disarmament than new START.

Republican Go-to Guy on Nukes Keeps Obama Administration Twisting in the Wind on New START

| Posted 11.17.2010 | World

Remember: how ever pro-nuclear those opposed to New START may appear to be, they're voting against a measure that Secretary Gates and the Pentagon support.

Senator Kyl's Stalling on New START Is Fraying Washington's Nerves

| Posted 11.19.2010 | World

In their rush to make President Obama look weak, Senate Republicans may, many believe, be weakening national defense.

The Front Line of Disarmament: Blocking a Nuclear Facility Six Times the Cost of the Manhattan Project

| Posted 11.29.2010 | World

Odds are, with the Cold War consigned to history, you couldn't have imagined that a nuclear weapons facility of such immensity was still on the table.