Russ Wellen holds down the “Nukes and Other WMD’s” desk at the Faster Times, and writes “The Deproliferator” for Scholars & Rogues and other blogs. He is an advisor to the Madrona Institute and co-moderates Terralist.
It seems to be deja vu with Tepco and Fukushima — like Bill Murray in “Groundhog Day.”
Not only has Tepco failed to turn the corner on wrestling Fukushima into submission, no insurance company will reimburse it for the costs.
First, it provides sanctuary to Osama bin Laden. Now it’s expanding its nuclear-weapons program.
Islamist extremists continue to have no qualms about targeting Muslims.
How would a U.S. attempt to take over Pakistan’s nuclear weapons play out?
Pakistanis may be correct when they assume Americans would like to assume control of their nuclear-weapons program.
If doomed by a nuclear attack, what does it avail us to retaliate?
Fukushima has revealed a weak spot in nuclear reactors to terrorists.
Why did Deputy National Security Advisor Brennan use decapitation as a metaphor for killing bin Laden?
Bin Laden’s death is the intelligence world’s loss.
The point-blank shooting of Osama bin Laden raises questions.
U.S. and Japan Equally Shameless in Shuttling Officials From Regulatory Agencies to Nuclear Energy Industry
Both American and Japanese officials typically leave the government for cushy jobs in the nuclear-energy industry.
Nuclear energy is just another U.S. industry that requires federal subsidies.
Facing famine, North Korea may be prepared to make concessions with its nuclear-weapons program.
Can mourning Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros more deeply than Libyans who are killed be justified?
Tepco’s reluctance to vent any radiation led to an explosion at Fukushima.
Nuclear watchdogs fight a new facility to build the part that makes nuclear weapons explode.