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The Half-Trillion Dollar Nuclear Budget

Benjamin Loehrke | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Benjamin Loehrke

Nuclear weapons are becoming increasingly irrelevant for national security. Yet, instead of scaling back the excessively large arsenal, military planners are putting in place programs to "modernize it," essentially locking the United States into several decades of nuclear build-up.

The Midas Touch of Nuclear Weapons

Joe Cirincione | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

The United States is about to buy a nuclear bomb that costs 1.5 times its weight in solid gold. It would make even King Midas blush. Isn't it time for the Pentagon to get rid of its golden curse, before it starves our military of the resources they truly need?

The Front Line of Disarmament: Blocking a Nuclear Facility Six Times the Cost of the Manhattan Project

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russ Wellen

Odds are, with the Cold War consigned to history, you couldn't have imagined that a nuclear weapons facility of such immensity was still on the table.