Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: nuclear weapons

Obama’s Trillion-Dollar Nuclear-Arms Train Wreck

The U.S. nuclear arsenal, and all the expense, nuclear waste and immense danger it continuously poses, has received almost no attention in the U.S. presidential debates.

Experts Warn that Nuclear Risks May be Increasing

A nuclear watchdog issues a warning about the possibility that terrorists could obtain nuclear explosives or provoke a dangerous meltdown.

Why Israel’s Security Experts Support the Iran Deal—and Iran’s Hardliners Don’t

Why is right-wing media asserting that hardline Islamists in the Islamic Republic are delighted with the Iran nuclear deal, while Israelis are concerned over their country's security when the opposite is true?

What if U.S. and U.N. Sanctioned Israel Over Its Nukes as...

The Middle East already has enough horrible issues without having nuclear weaponry added to the mix. The UN has treated Israel very different from how Iran was treated but should be discouraged when it comes to weaponry like the rest of the Middle East.

Republican Senators Undermine President’s Nuclear Deal with Iran

In an open letter to Iran’s leaders on Monday, 47 Republican Senators undermined President Obama's negotiations with Iran and threatened to sabotage any agreement reached between the two countries. But Republicans won't stop there.

CIA Evidence from Whistleblower Trial Could Tilt Iran Nuclear Talks

The prosecution in the Jeffrey Sterling case have casted doubt on claims of Iran's developed nuclear weapons program. If the International Atomic Energy Agency determines that U.S. assertions lack credibility, who will Washington have to blame?

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Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

A school choice nightmare: Families getting government funding to switch from public to private...

The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.

GOP readies ‘shameful’ vote to oust Omar from House Committee

"The GOP is riddled with white nationalists and antisemites. It is infuriating and absurd that they are trying to distract from the bigoted hatred in their own party by attacking a progressive woman of color."

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

City trees save lives, first-of-its-kind study finds

Planting trees has additional benefits for communities beyond keeping cities cool, such as reducing air pollution and boosting mental health.