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Barack Obama Nuclear Weapons

Nuclear Death, Warmed Over

Jon Wolfsthal | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics
Jon Wolfsthal

The cold war is over is long gone, but the nuclear triad remains. And now, as the nuclear weapons built and deployed in the 1980s reach the end of their operational lives, the government is planning to not only maintain these weapons, but to build their replacements.

Obama To Use Big Speech To Advance Bold Goal

The New York Times | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Obama will use his State of the Union speech on Tuesday to reinvigorate one of his signature national security objectives —...

PROMISES, PROMISES: Obama's Mixed Results On Nukes

AP | DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — On April 5, 2009, America's new president stood at the gates of Prague castle in front of 20,000 Czechs waving flags and offered wh...

North Korea Denounces Obama Nuclear Strategy

AP | SANGWON YOON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea denounced President Barack Obama's new nuclear stance as "hostile" and vowed to continue expanding its atomic a...

Obama Limits Use Of Nuclear Weapons, Renounces Development Of New Ones

AP | ROBERT BURNS and ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rewriting America's nuclear strategy, the White House on Tuesday announced a fundamental shift that calls the spread of atomic weap...

Needing Coercive Diplomacy to Deal with Iran

Joshua Gleis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joshua Gleis

It must be made clear that the use of force is still most definitely on the table. Without the coercive threat of force, diplomacy with Iran will surely fail.

Obama, McCain on National Security and Nuclear Proliferation

Eliza Margarita Bates and Cara Zwerling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eliza Margarita Bates and Cara Zwerling

Where do Obama and McCain stand on these issues? To start, McCain, the nominee of what used to called the "small government party," wants to create two entirely new government organizations.

Nuclear Weapons Obama's Focus In New Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a new ad, Barack Obama touts his foreign policy bipartisanship (but doesn't mention Iraq). "The single most important national security threat tha...