iOS app Android app

Sam Nunn

Poll: New Candidate Could Shake Up Georgia Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

Democrat Michelle Nunn is still little known to most in Georgia, but she is narrowly leading or tied with seven possible GOP rivals in the 2014 United...

Susan Rice on Nuclear Weapons

Joe Cirincione | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

Susan Rice does not speak very often on nuclear policy, but behind the scenes she played a major role in shaping Barack Obama's nuclear weapons positions in the 2008 campaign.

September Surprise?

Henry J. Stern | Posted 10.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

The possibility of an upset in the special election September 13 to fill Anthony Weiner's congressional seat should cause Democratic leaders some anxiety. The Republican nominee, Bob Turner, is running hard.

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.

Stronger Together: All for Good Joins Points of Light Institute

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Greenblatt

Since nonprofits exist to solve problems rather than build bureaucracies, the notion of consolidation to cement our gains and improve our efficiencies seemed like a worthwhile option.

Why We Need New START

Rizwan Ladha | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rizwan Ladha

This article will be short, but hopefully to the point: New START must be ratified because right now, and as of December 6 of last year, we can no lon...

Insurgent Ed Miliband Ends the New Labour Era

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Carmichael

The election of 40-year-old Ed Miliband to lead the UK's Labour Party proves the existence of a vibrant progressive movement in Britain that mirrors Barack Obama's victory over Hillary Clinton in 2008.

A Strong Majority for New START

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

It's now down to politics. The only reason to oppose the New START treaty is political gamesmanship on the eve of elections to deny the administration a victory. This would sacrifice our national security for narrow, partisan gain.

The Start of a New Obama Narrative

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Cirincione

Nuclear issues will loom large over the next month. Most of it will be demonstrated by the broad, nonpartisan and global support for reducing and eventually eliminating nuclear weapons.

Nuclear Naivete

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

Far-right conservatives posture as nuclear tough guys, but push a shockingly naive policy. Clinging to Cold War doctrines, they play politics with our nuclear weapons. It is a dangerous game that puts American security at risk.

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.

Life Support for "Don't Ask, Don't Tell": Are Democrats the Problem?

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nathaniel Frank

Despite the military's move to relax and soon do away with "don't ask, don't tell," repeal in Congress is in grave peril. Obama should repeal the misguided policy through the 2011 Defense Authorization bill.

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."

Which Communities Are Still in High Sizzle Support Mode for Barack Obama?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

There are a lot of folks out there who are as grateful today for Obama running the nation as they were in January -- but we aren't hearing much from them of late.

The Bomb at 64: Let's Retire It

William Hartung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Hartung

Presidents from John F. Kennedy to Jimmy Carter to Ronald Reagan, have called for nuclear disarmament. But no president in the nuclear age has spoken of it as often as Barack Obama.

What Can Be Done Now on DADT

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Discrimination in our armed forces carries a potent symbolism: It tells an entire class of people that the country is not interested in their service.

Sweet Speech, Mr. President - But Where Was the Apology? And Where's the Action?

Karen Ocamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Ocamb

If "equality" is a founding principle for freedom -- how do you justify withholding "equality for all" from LGBT people for any amount of time?

A New President and a New Generation Seek a Nuclear Weapons Free Future

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

A new generation of Evangelical Christians launched The Two Futures Project whose mission is "for the abolition of all nuclear weapons."

Obama Needs to End Silence on Biggest Civil Rights Move of Our Time

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

There is no excuse at all -- none -- for the White House to allow the bigotry and harassment of gays and lesbians in the armed forces to stand. Gays populate the armed services now.

The Swine AcCHORDS: Infectious Disease Surveillance in the 21st Century

Vikrum Aiyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vikrum Aiyer

Regional disease surveillance networks be established -- both among developing countries and developed ones -- in order to improve the quality of detection and control across borders.

As Congress Moves to End Gay Ban, Don't Let History Repeat Itself

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathaniel Frank

Rep. Ellen Tauscher has just announced she'll introduce a bill to repeal the ban on open gays in the military, a momentous step that comes on the 15th anniversary of this highly unpopular policy.

Seth Colter Walls

Obama Campaign: "A Lot Of Disinformation" About Transition Advisers

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's transition team pushed back on Wednesday morning against an AP report claiming that former Sen. Sam Nunn and former Secretary of State ...

Obama Taps Veteran Dems For Pentagon, State Handover

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama's brain trust continues to grow. The president-elect has hired former Senate Armed Services Committee chairman Sam Nunn to help shepherd his Pe...

A.P.: Obama "Nervously" Meets with National Security Leaders

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Note the brazen absence of any facts or quotes supporting Loven's "nervousness" storyline, even though it contradicts Obama's own statement about how long the meeting had been in the works.

Sam Nunn Almost Certainly Ruled Out As Obama VP

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It appears Sam Nunn, the former Georgia senator and a leading Democratic expert on foreign policy issues, can safely be crossed off the list of Barack...