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Agency's Bloated 'Status Quo' Comes Under Big Criticism

AP | JERI CLAUSING and MATTHEW DALY | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — At Los Alamos National Laboratory, a seven-year, $213 million upgrade to the security system that protects the lab's most sen...

The Nuke Plan to Nowhere

William Hartung | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics
William Hartung

If Congress wants to cut the deficit intelligently, it should be finding ways to eliminate unnecessary and poorly managed projects in the nuclear weapons complex, not shielding nuclear programs from budget reductions.

Head Of U.S. Nuclear Security Agency Stepping Down

Reuters | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

* D'Agostino to leave National Nuclear Security Administration * Said wants to retire from federal service * Decision u...

Huge Nuclear Security Flaw Exposed By 82-Year-Old Nun

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 09.12.2012 | Religion

The hammering on the wall of America's premier storage vault for nuclear-weapons grade uranium in pitch-darkness six weeks ago was loud enough to be h...

The Midas Touch of Nuclear Weapons

Joe Cirincione | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

The United States is about to buy a nuclear bomb that costs 1.5 times its weight in solid gold. It would make even King Midas blush. Isn't it time for the Pentagon to get rid of its golden curse, before it starves our military of the resources they truly need?

Fighting City Hall's Nuclear Weapons

Joe Cirincione | Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

Kansas City wants to build nuclear weapons. Although it is too late to stop construction on the plant, some Kansas Citians are proposing alternative uses to bring sustainable jobs, not bombs, to the area.

Nuclear Weapon Drivers Got Drunk During Transport Missions

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Federal agents hired to transport nuclear weapons and components sometimes got drunk while on convoy missions, a government watchdo...