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.
“Virtual deterrence” may sound like a step in the right direction to disarmament advocates, but it could actually grease the skids to nuclear war.
Despite improved drone-strike accuracy in Pakistan, innocents are still killed.
Earthquake concerns not only also exist for U.S. nuclear energy plants, but for nuclear-weapons facilities too.
Reaching Global Zero might be less impossible than we think.
It’s too easy to forget that, for millions of us, nuclear war means death by fire.
Officially, Fukushima is now in the same class of accident as Chernobyl.
Libya begs the question of how something as benign sounding as humanitarian intervention got such a bad rap.
Withholding their nuclear weapons isn’t the only way states retard the progress of disarmament.
Pastor Terry Jones’s Islamophobia has its origins in European xenophobia.
The Gainesville pastor admits to no culpability whatsoever.
Regime change in Syria could open the door to Islamist rule.
Imagine disarmament and nonproliferation talks in which states with more nuclear weapons make other states pay a price for having fewer.
There are rumblings that U.S. and NATO airstrikes on Libya might leave both mired in that country.
“In essence, the U.S. runs the show that is taking over running the show.” — AP
Should progressives drop their reflexive opposition to use of force overseas that’s not in the service of national defense?
Many on the left favor the Libya intervention.
The immediate danger of Fukushima may pass, but nuclear energy remains risky.
The dreaded “revolutionary justice” has already reared its ugly head in Libya.