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Bill Clinton's Secretary Of Defense Likes Trump's North Korea Strategy

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 04.17.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump’s strategy of threatening North Korea could set “the stage for successful diplomacy” to limit the hermit nation’s nucle...

Some Thoughts On Our First Trump Christmas

William Bradley | Posted 12.23.2016 | Media
William Bradley

President-elect Donald J. Trump. Christmas 2016. Deal with it. Deck the halls. Nah, I'm not that harsh. Far from it. Though I do feel rather distant ...

Retirement Syndrome And The National Security State

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 08.11.2016 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

How, I've often wondered, can people who have spent their lives working in an institution, particularly in the military or some other part of the national security state, retire and suddenly see that same institution in a different and far more negative light?

Jerry Brown's Concerns Reflect Hillary Clinton's Vulnerability

William Bradley | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics
William Bradley

Governor Jerry Brown has signed another California budget essentially along the lines he proposed, once again thwarting the designs of some legislative Democrats for expansive new and renewed programs.

California's Nation-Leading Minimum Wage Hike Is the Latest for Birthday Boy Jerry Brown

William Bradley | Posted 04.06.2016 | Politics
William Bradley

Governor Jerry Brown avoided his characteristic quipsmanship as he signed California's nation-leading minimum wage hike into law on Monday morning in downtown LA.

Post-Bin Laden, It's Time to End the Threat of Nuclear Terrorism for Good

Robert Creamer | Posted 07.12.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The use of nuclear weapons in any part of the world would affect every living creature. Their use is simply unthinkable. Yet the United States and Russia maintain thousands on hair trigger alert. And terrorists actively seek their use.

WATCH: 10-Year-Old Gives Ailing 'Fridge' Back His Super Bowl Ring

Posted 06.05.2011 | Chicago

For 10-year-old Cliff Forrest, Jr., it was the chance of a lifetime: William "Refrigerator" Perry's Super Bowl ring was on sale at a restaurant in New...

More Swill From the Pentagon Budget Busters

Winslow T. Wheeler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Winslow T. Wheeler

Having participated avidly in driving our military forces into the ground, the members of a recently released defense review report have proposed that more of the same is inadequate; they want much more of the same.

Nuclear Pre-Game Huddle

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

April will begin possibly the busiest four months in arms control history -- packed with a new Nuclear Posture Review, START Treaty, Nuclear Security Summit, and the Review Conference to the Nonproliferation Treaty.

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.

Former Sec. of State George Shultz: Quote Me - End the US-Cuba Embargo

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

Former Reagan Administration Secretary of Treasury and Secretary of State George Shultz thinks that the US embargo against Cuba should "simply be lifted."

The New Realism of Arms Control

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

Arms control is back, big time. And it is not just liberals -- conservatives who just a few years ago condemned treaties as "the illusion of security" are now embracing agreements to reduce nuclear arms.

Former Bear William 'The Refrigerator' Perry Hospitalized In South Carolina

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

William "The Refrigerator" Perry -- the former defensive lineman who captured the hearts of Chicago Bears fans in 1985 when he rumbled for a one-yard ...

What You Don't Know Might Kill You -- And Everyone Else

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Crandell

Nuclear weapons are seen as the most serious and immediate threat to human life on the planet, but few of us know much about that threat.