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Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

Hiroshima and the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

William Lambers | Posted 05.25.2016 | Impact
William Lambers

With no treaty in effect, nations could resume testing nukes at any time. This would cause a major arms race. The risk of nuclear terrorism or accidental launch make nuclear disarmament a very crucial goal for all nations. Japan wants to work with the United States on ending nuclear testing and building a world with no nukes.

No to Obama's Nuclear Cruise Missile, Yes to Test Ban Treaty

William Lambers | Posted 02.11.2016 | Politics
William Lambers

Do we really want to risk Cold War reruns? We should be advancing forward to an age of no nukes. We especially need nuclear cooperation with China if we want to influence their neighbor, North Korea, to abandon its arsenal.

Finish What Ike and JFK Started: Ratify the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

William Lambers | Posted 10.28.2015 | Politics
William Lambers

We shouldn't go on reliving the Cold War chapter of nuclear tests. Instead, let's finish what Ike and JFK started by ratifying the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.

Why Nuke Treaty Vital for Israel, Iran and the United States

William Lambers | Posted 07.24.2015 | World
William Lambers

The United States, Israel and Iran should all ratify the CTBT to close the door on nuclear testing. It's a vital step toward peace and a step away from nuclear weapons.

Kerry Urges Senate to End Nuclear Weapons Testing

William Lambers | Posted 12.07.2014 | Politics
William Lambers

The U.S. and all nations really have an interest in reducing and ultimately eliminating nuclear weapons. They are expensive armaments which drain resources from society. The more you spend on weapons the less you can apply to other objectives.

Senate Needs to Ratify Nuke Test Ban Treaty

William Lambers | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics
William Lambers

The United States simply cannot return to the Cold War days of nuclear tests. We have not carried out any tests since 1992. We need to keep it that way. The alternative is downright scary.

Nuclear Peace Emerging in the Middle East

William Lambers | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics
William Lambers

Last year ended with some momentum toward ending the standoff over Iran's nuclear program. If a comprehensive agreement can be forged this year, it will be a major step toward freeing the world of the costly and dangerous burden of nuclear weapons.

The U.S., Iran and the Nuke Test Ban Treaty

William Lambers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
William Lambers

The world needs to stand united against nuclear weapons and finishing the job on the CTBT is a strong and relatively simple place to start.