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Nuclear Abolition

Still Preparing for Nuclear War: The U.S. Government Continues the Policies of the Past

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 09.08.2013 | World
Lawrence Wittner

The Pentagon, on behalf of President Barack Obama, released a report to Congress outlining what it called the U.S. government's "Nuclear Employment Strategy." Although the report indicated some minor alterations in U.S. policy, it exhibited far more continuity than change.

The Peace Movement Today

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lawrence Wittner

Recently, when commentators have bothered to notice the American peace movement, they have pronounced it dead. But this is far from the case. Adm...

Reagan the Abolitionist

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

One of Ronald Reagan's most powerful and living legacies was his dream of a world free of nuclear weapons. It is worth remembering this upcoming sixth of February, the centennial of his birth.

Building a Nuclear Weapons-Free World

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lawrence Wittner

Apocalypse Never , by Tad Daley, is a new book that deserves wide circulation, for it is a spirited, ringing call for nuclear weapons abolition.

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.

Give Me Abolition... But Not Yet

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Feffer

President Obama has taken a very Augustinian approach to nuclear weapons. He has identified a desired goal. But at the same time, he's reluctant to give up old habits.

Are Congressional Democrats Leading Us to War with Iran?

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah van Gelder

Until recently, the power struggle within the Bush administration over whether to attack Iran seemed to be going badly for the hawks. Their disastrous...