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Nuclear Disarmament

North Korea Nuclear Facility Disclosed: Rogue State Shows Off Building To U.S. Nuke Scientist

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — North Korea secretly and with unusual speed has built a large new facility to enrich uranium, says an American nuclear scientist wh...

A Way Forward for Nuclear Arms Control

Jonathan Pearl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Pearl

Even if New START is ratified before the Democrats' Senate majority significantly shrinks, it will not help advance nonproliferation advocates' long-term goals unless a lost consensus on arms control fundamentals is rebuilt first.

It Takes A Movement: Moral Centering And Political Recalibration

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

An election like this one always calls for both moral centering and political recalibration. Leaders of both parties were talking the morning after the election about cooperation to solve the nation's problems. That will likely also take a movement.

A Nuclear-Free World Awaits Action by Obama, Senate

Shan Cretin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shan Cretin

The contradiction between rhetoric and action on nuclear weapons policy should trigger a much-needed national debate on how to achieve real security in a changing world.

Living Together as Brothers in a World With Nuclear Weapons

Jonathan Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Merritt

We live in partisan times heightened by this election season. But it is precisely times like these in which Christian statesmen are called to rise above the fray and do what is right.

Why Muslims Should Support Nuclear Weapons Disarmament

Rizwan Ladha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rizwan Ladha

For moderate and intellectual Muslims, the choice should be simple: either risk annihilating the human race or eliminate the global threat posed by nuclear weapons.

The Nuclear [Movie] Renaissance, or: Bad Idea, James Cameron

Rizwan Ladha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Rizwan Ladha

I'm noticing what might be a curious trend lately in Hollywood: movies are being made about nuclear weapons again.

Countdown to Zero Neglects the Greatest Nuclear Danger of All

Tad Daley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tad Daley

The nuclear-armed nations cannot continue to fantasize that starting a nuclear war could ever serve either their own national interests or the interests of the human community.

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.

Deepak Chopra Gathers Experts To Discuss The Path To A Nuclear-Free World (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Deepak Chopra discussed the threat of nuclear weapons and the road to disarmament with a few high-profile guests Monday, during a special edition of h...

Michael Douglas and Yoko Ono Support Mayor Akiba and Nuclear Disarmament at John Catsimatidis' Fifth Avenue Home

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Mayors for Peace, headed by the Mayor of Hiroshima, Tadatoshi Akiba, got a boost this week during the five-yearly review of the Nuclear Non-Proliferat...

Groundbreaking Speech by Ban Ki-moon on Eve of NPT Review

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

In a Huffington Post exclusive, Peace Action organizers of the "Nuclear-Free, Peaceful, Just and Sustainable World" Conference at Riverside Church -- ...

A Nuclear Spring

David Manners-Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Manners-Weber

The spring of 2010 will long be remembered as one of the most productive periods in American arms control history. But what exactly does this flurry of activity add up to?

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, Past and Present

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lawrence Wittner

Since the non-proliferation treaty took effect in 1970, almost all nuclear nations stopped building nuclear weapons. But even so, they've resisted honoring their full obligations under the NPT.

Medvedev Is Russia's Blogger-in-Chief

Darrell West | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Darrell West

Indicating an openness that one would not expect of someone portrayed as an autocratic leader, Medvedev said he regularly visits sites that express disagreement or even hatred of Russia.

Is START Really a Beginning?

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lawrence Wittner

It's hard to deny that the new START treaty represents an advance for nuclear disarmers, particularly after the lean years of the Bush administration.

What's Next for the Nuclear Disarmament Movement?

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lawrence Wittner

On May 2, a mass nuclear abolition rally and march swept through New York City, from Times Square to Dag Hammarskjold Plaza at the United Nations.

Can We Live With the Bomb?

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lawrence Wittner

If the U.S. government and others are serious about building a nuclear weapons-free world, they should begin negotiations on a nuclear abolition treaty.

Dare We Call It Nuclear Disarmament

Macha Levinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Macha Levinson

Did President Obama set the bar too high? Last April he embraced the goal of a nuclear free world. Will he now be jeered and criticized if he achieves only the inevitably smaller steps that are feasible?

Lying About Nuclear Weapons

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lawrence Wittner

At the moment, there remain more than 23,000 nuclear weapons, 96 percent of them in the hands of Russia and the United States. But this outrageous record is only part of the story.

The Zero Nukes Conundrum

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Gardels

Can knowledge be lost on purpose? That, in a nutshell, is the conundrum with complete nuclear disarmament: can Einstein's genie ever be put back in the bottle?

Nuclear Modernization Making a Mockery of Disarmament

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russ Wellen

It's hard to deny that START and the Nuclear Posture Review give every appearance of functioning as covers for the perpetuation of what's been called the nuclear-industrial complex.

Preserving the 'Golden Rule'

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lawrence Wittner

he remarkable story of the Golden Rule began in the late 1950s, as the world public grew increasingly concerned about preparations for nuclear war.

Nuclear Terrorism: How It Can Be Prevented

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lawrence Wittner

The ongoing danger of nuclear terrorism provides yet another reason to rid the world of fissile material and its final, terrible product: nuclear weapons. Let's not forget that.

Will Obama Sell Out Disarmament Like He Did Bank Reform and Health Care?

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russ Wellen

What's to keep the START treaty from winding up as watered down as President Obama's feeble attempts at bank and health care reform?