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The Start of a New Obama Narrative

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Cirincione

Nuclear issues will loom large over the next month. Most of it will be demonstrated by the broad, nonpartisan and global support for reducing and eventually eliminating nuclear weapons.

Nuclear Naivete

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

Far-right conservatives posture as nuclear tough guys, but push a shockingly naive policy. Clinging to Cold War doctrines, they play politics with our nuclear weapons. It is a dangerous game that puts American security at risk.

The Machinations of Meg Whitman: Behind Her Attempts To Eliminate Competition and Her Whopper About How Long She's Lived in California

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

The reality behind Meg Whitman, as we see from her attempts to avoid a primary contest and duck debates and the press, is much different than her facade.

Former Sec. of State George Shultz: Quote Me - End the US-Cuba Embargo

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

Former Reagan Administration Secretary of Treasury and Secretary of State George Shultz thinks that the US embargo against Cuba should "simply be lifted."

Cuba United Nations Vote Today: US Should Abstain

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Increasing numbers of national security leaders of the likes of Brent Scowcroft and George Shultz have said that the US embargo of Cuba makes no sense and harms American interests.

Reigniting America's Human Rights Mojo

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

In Cairo, President Obama rightly said that the U.S. should not be in the business of imposing democracy, but can we be indifferent to those who seek to embrace it?

Is Cap and Trade Already Corrupt?

Blaise Zerega | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Blaise Zerega

2009-07-01-PLAYVIDEO.jpg Negative reactions to the proposed cap and trade system were voiced by Chevron CEO David O'Reilly and by former Secretary of State George Schultz.

North Korea Nuclear Test Raises the Stakes on Nuclear Abolition

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sarah van Gelder

As the world comes to terms with the dangerous possibilities of a nuclear-armed North Korea and Iran, perhaps the obligations of the current nuclear power to work towards abolition will get the attention required for action.

A New President and a New Generation Seek a Nuclear Weapons Free Future

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

A new generation of Evangelical Christians launched The Two Futures Project whose mission is "for the abolition of all nuclear weapons."

Trouble Buying That Illinois Senate Seat? (A Cheaper Alternative for Holiday Gift-Giving)

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Quigg

I cannot be bought. Not for less than 20 bucks. So there's no need to worry that my judgment has been tainted by the fact that a publisher sent me a ...

Nukes, Nukes, and (Maybe) Fewer Nukes?

Conn Hallinan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Conn Hallinan

The threat of nuclear proliferation will not end until all nations have given them up. And the danger of nuclear weapons will not disappear until the weak need no longer fear the strong.