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Iran's Nuclear Crisis: Why ICC Ratification Could Help Ease Tensions and Avert War

Sam Sasan Shoamanesh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sam Sasan Shoamanesh

Increasing sanctions coupled with a record of reliance on aggressive language, inflexible positions and the overhanging threat of war have only served to toughen Iranian resolve.

The Case for Attacking Iran's Nukes

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Fernando Espuelas

Some have argued that the Cold War-era mutual assured destruction doctrine would contain Iran. That is a big assumption -- specially in light of the Iranian regime's ideology.

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...

Nuclear Theology

William Vendley, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
William Vendley, Ph.D.

It is time to balance power with morality. We must begin by committing to the goals of the NPT. By doing so, we will foster the kind of global responsibility that can help us -- God willing -- to address the other self-made crises of our time.

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 -- ...

"The Grand Bargain of the NPT"

Tad Daley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tad Daley

In May 2010, both diplomats and nongovernmental leaders are gathering at the UN in New York for the 40 Year Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference -- as mandated by the treaty itself -- to assess how the various parties are complying with the various obligations they undertook four long decades ago.

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.

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.

Why Evangelicals Should Join the Fight Against Nuclear Proliferation

Tri Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Tri Robinson

The Cold War has ended and times have changed -- the possession of nuclear weapons ultimately is detrimental to our country's security, not a deterrent to threats.

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.

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.

Iran and Afghanistan: The World's Most Dangerous Neighborhoods

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Francis

No matter what edicts are imposed by this united front -- to curb salaries, fraud or jurisdictional divisions -- there can be no long-term economic stability without world peace.

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.

Obama's Muslim Engagement

Michael Fauntroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Fauntroy

To be the first African-American president with a heritage that includes Islam gives him Obama legitimacy than any other president to make this speech.

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.

Nuclear Weapons Breakthrough -- Obama & Medvedev Make Fresh START

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Crandell

Every nuclear weapon that is dismantled through such diplomacy is a victory for reason and compassion.

"The Nuclear Club"

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jayne Lyn Stahl

Consider the irony that the country making the most noise about Iran and North Korea's nuclear stockpile is the U.S., the one that has breached the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty more than any other.