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How Sanctions Against Iran Could Backfire

Nathan Gonzalez | Posted 05.14.2012 | World
Nathan Gonzalez

It is no secret that Iran is developing its nuclear capacity in a clandestine and deceptive manner. Yet ironically it is our reaction to Iranian intransigence that is more likely to lead to an Iranian bomb. And it's not for the reasons that many have cited.

The Ayatollah Is Right About One Thing: Nuclear Weapons Are Sinful

Robert Scheer | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics
Robert Scheer

How to explain the Ayatollah's recent seemingly logical and humane religious proclamations on the immorality of nuclear weapons? His statement challenges the acceptance of nuclear war-fighting as an option by every U.S. president since Harry Truman.

"Victory" in Libya: No Model for U.S. Foreign Policy

Doug Bandow | Posted 10.31.2011 | World
Doug Bandow

It took the greatest military alliance in history five months to push the Libyan rebels across the finish line. Nevertheless, Western politicians are claiming victory.

Our Chance on New START Is Slipping Away

Rizwan Ladha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rizwan Ladha

It's a shame that myopic politicking has caused New START to founder on the Senate floor. Political pandering should never get in the way of strong, sensible agendas.

10 High-Level Threats to Humanity

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

Secretary-General Kofi Annan named Anand Panyarachun, former Prime Minister of Thailand, to chair a high-level panel on global security threats and re...

Strategic Analytic Model for Creating a Prosperous World at Peace

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

Whole Earth Whole Systems The Earth is a self-contained system in which all elements interact in ways that we humans simply do not understand--witnes...

Stop Hyperventilating: Obama Will Not Choose War with Iran

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Obama knows that there is no winning outcome for the US and its allies if he chooses a military course with Iran, even if some of his team seem to enjoy flirting with that option.

Biden Courts the Non-Aligned on Nukes

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Today, Joe Biden may have helped push a new "global social contract" on international security and safety a bit further by hosting personally at his private residence a unique lunch with the non-aligned state leaders.

Obama Signs Treaty to Stop Spread of Nuclear Weapons, Lessen Chance of Nuclear War, Keep Nukes Out of Terrorist Hands. Not Shabby.

Jonathan Powers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jonathan Powers

Although the Cold War is over and far from our minds, its nuclear weapons remain. The treaty Obama signed today marks the beginning of an American push to stop the spread of nuclear weapons. And just like health care, it's been a long time coming.

The Wellspring of a New, Clear Nuclear Vision

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russ Wellen

The field of nuclear weapons has long needed fresh perspectives. For decades there was deterrence, and then disarmament. Finally, there is a group with potential to break new ground.

McCain, Obama & the Trojan Horse of Nuclear Energy

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steven Crandell

Under the guise of concern over climate change, some ask us to re-consider our aversion to new nuclear power, ignoring the same old problems that have stopped any plants from being commissioned since 1979.