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Nuclear Arsenals

A Malicious Nun?

Helen Young | Posted 05.31.2012 | Crime
Helen Young

Sister Anne Montgomery is one of the Bangor 5, who broke into a nuclear base near Seattle as a symbolic wakeup call to the world which, they believe, is sleepwalking toward nuclear annihilation with the United States leading the way.

9 Countries In the Nuclear Weapons Club

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 03.10.2012 | World
Howard Steven Friedman

Many historians argue that the bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a turning point in mankind's history, events that marked the beginning of humanity's ability to instantly self-annihilate.

How Many Nuclear Weapons Does the U.S. Government Need?

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lawrence Wittner

It appears that the U.S. government's desire for nuclear weapons far outruns its need for them -- even by the logic of nuclear deterrence.

A New Movement to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Wallis

Nuclear disarmament is a job for faith -- and for the kind of social movements that faith at its best has always inspired.

A Season for Disarmament

Hans Blix | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hans Blix

Thanks to President Obama's initiative, perhaps the season for nuclear disarmament has finally arrived. A new U.S.-Russia treaty, while modest, is important and encouraging.