Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: nuclear weapons

Chomsky: Nuclear weapons, climate change & the undermining of democracy threaten...

Noam Chomsky looks at how the threat of nuclear war remains one of the most pressing issues facing mankind.

A farewell to arms control?

Let’s hope that the Trump administration proves to be the detour on the path to finally bidding farewell to nuclear arms.

What’s behind Bolton’s attacks on the ‘troika of tyranny’?

With all eyes focused these days on Trump and his myriad crimes, John Bolton’s speeches are a reminder that even worse options are waiting in the wings.

A new nuclear arms race: As NATO marks 70th anniversary, threat...

President Trump used the anniversary to push for NATO countries to increase military spending.

South Asia’s nuclear-armed neighbors pull back from the abyss

The international community can only hope that the carnage and chaos of February was the last in a tragic series of encounters between nuclear neighbors that could otherwise lead South Asia to devastation and the world to nuclear winter.

CodePink’s Medea Benjamin on peace delegation to Iran & fallout from...

Mohammad Javad Zarif did not offer any reason for his resignation, simply writing, “I sincerely apologize for the inability to continue serving and for all the shortcomings during my service.”

Doomsday redux

The most dangerous weapon ever rolls off the nuclear assembly line.

Ground zero Nagasaki

It’s essential for us to remember such grim details, not just for the sake of history, but for our future.

12/3/18 Interview with David Krieger

John Scales Avery interviews Nuclear Age Peace Foundation founder David Krieger on his dedicated and heroic life-long work for the complete abolition of nuclear weapons.

Senators urge President Trump to cease reigniting nuclear arms race

“Your administration’s efforts to double down on new, unnecessary nuclear weapons while scrapping mutually beneficial treaties risks the United States sliding into another arms race with Russia and erodes U.S. nonproliferation efforts around the world.”

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