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Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

Tiny Pacific Nation Sues World's Nuclear Powers Over Failure To Disarm

AP | CARA ANNA | Posted 04.25.2014 | World

NEW YORK (AP) — The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands is taking on the United States and the world's eight other nuclear-armed nations wit...

Nuclear Disarmament: Beyond Iran

Robert Koehler | Posted 02.11.2014 | World
Robert Koehler

We're sort of still fighting a Cold War that ended decades ago and maintaining and modernizing our stockpiles without accountability or oversight.

Egypt Walks Out Of Global Nuclear Talks

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 06.29.2013 | World

GENEVA — Egypt walked out of a round of global nuclear talks in protest Monday, saying other nations are not acting quickly enough to establish ...

Is "It's Not Fair" a Childish Response to Being Denied Nuclear Weapons?

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russ Wellen

No matter the short term benefits to security, when the West severs the ties that bind disarmament to nonproliferation, it further undermines the trust of the developing world and long-term prospects for international security.

'Countdown To Zero' Urges Lowering The Number Of World's Nukes...To Zero

HuffPost | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Do you know how many nuclear weapons there are in the world? What about the nations that have them? Further...how are those nukes protected? These are...

Mideast In Focus At Nuclear Nonproliferation Conference

AP | CHARLES J. HANLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The Middle East, that timeless tinderbox at the core of so much in world affairs, looms as a battleground in the U.N.'s meeting...

Are Obama's Disarmament Initiatives Just a Cover for the Nuclear-Industrial Complex?

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russ Wellen

Many of us hoped for more from the Nuclear Posture Review. Still, as with the new START treaty, it may not be transformational, but it is transitional.

U.S.-Indian Nuke Transactions Go From Bad to Worse

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russ Wellen

Between India's elites failing to see expected returns, masses denied energy and sustainable development and U.S. plans thwarted by the Indian legislature, the India-U.S. nuclear deal has been a lose-lose-lose deal.

Seed of Destruction: Nuclear 'Pits'

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russ Wellen

The Obama administration is making generous concessions to the nuclear industry presumably, to win votes from Republicans on the new START treaty and other disarmament measures.

Scientist Reveals India's 1998 Nuke Test A Failure; Poses Threat To Obama's Nonproliferation Plans

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI, India Days before President Barack Obama told the United Nations that he hoped to push through a universal treaty to ban all nuclear weapon...

Israel Downplays US Demand That It Joins Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Jerusalem Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Jerusalem has downplayed a remark by a top US official who said Tuesday that Israel should join the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), a pact int...

Nominating America To Be The World's Designated Driver

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stuart Whatley

The Obama administration should follow through on initial gains and adopt as bold an approach for reimaging America abroad as it has taken towards ameliorating the financial crisis.