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Non Proliferation

Finding Security in Cooperation

Helen Young | Posted 10.26.2014 | Impact
Helen Young

At present the U.S. and Russia have the majority of the world's nuclear weapons and also have the deepest experience in verification. However, that reality has limited the world's capacity for reducing the nuclear threat.

Iran: All Options on the Table?

Jonathan Granoff | Posted 05.21.2012 | World
Jonathan Granoff

As the drumbeats for war on Iran increase, we who espouse effective, security-enhancing, non-military conflict resolution options must not be similarly ignored. It is time that our leaders and our media also put these options on the table.

Are Christians Key to Anti-Nuke Movement?

Jonathan Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Merritt

The Christian God abhors the shedding of innocent blood and nuclear weapons are only capable of widespread, indiscriminate killing and destruction of life.

The Wellspring of a New, Clear Nuclear Vision

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russ Wellen

The field of nuclear weapons has long needed fresh perspectives. For decades there was deterrence, and then disarmament. Finally, there is a group with potential to break new ground.

Outmaneuvering Iran

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Cirincione

The key to understanding today's announcement on Iran is this: President Obama knew about the secret Iranian facility nine months ago.

Presidential Leadership: "The Future Does Not Belong to Fear"

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

Obama's priorities are spot on. Nuclear threats are growing. The previous administration's military approach to the problem failed.

I'm Scared, Ma

James Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Moore

A new nuclear fear grows in the hubris of our adventures in Iraq and Afghanistan and is compounded even further by some of our allies. Non-proliferation is not sufficient; complete disarmament is required.

North Korea, Iran, and the Demise of Nuclear Deterrence

Tad Daley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tad Daley

If our thousands of nuclear weapons actually do serve to deter, then why should we be concerned about a nuclear North Korea or Iran? If they do not serve to deter, then why retain them at all?

123 Agreement for Nuclear Energy in the UAE: An Unprecedented and Responsible Step

Thomas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Thomas Graham

This agreement is significant because it codifies unprecedented steps the UAE is taking to prevent proliferation. It also enables the US to send an important message to the region.

Maybe We Should Take the North Koreans at Their Word

Tad Daley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tad Daley

Does the Obama administration really think we can retain nuclear weapons for 50 more years and dodge the bullet of nuclear accident, terror or crisis?

After the Nuke Test, the US and North Korea Should Keep Talking

Michael Roston | Posted 06.02.2011 | World
Michael Roston

History is not on North Korea's side, and ensnaring the hermit state in negotiations establishes some possibility of reining in its behaviors.

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.

Breaking: Bush Administration to Ask Congress on Thursday to Remove North Korea from Terror Watch List

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Rumors have been kicking around that this might be happening, but no administration officials would confirm until yesterday that this was finally decided.