Just over two weeks ago, FBI translator-turned-whistleblower Sibel Edmonds was finally allowed to speak about much of what the Bush Administration spent years trying to keep her from discussing publicly.
As a young man, I had the Bomb on my brain. In my dreams, I could feel its searing heat and watch a mushroom cloud rise on the horizon. My dreams were nothing compared to those of America's top strategists.
As the world comes to terms with the dangerous possibilities of a nuclear-armed North Korea and Iran, perhaps the obligations of the current nuclear power to work towards abolition will get the attention required for action.
A foiled plot in Ukraine shows the gaping holes in efforts to contain deadly radioactive materials that could be used in dirty bombs. It is time to crack down on this trade. Obama needs to push his plan now.
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.