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.
Though not as iron-fisted as his father, Syrian President Assad is still lethal.
As the Japanese nuclear crisis sheds light on nuclear safety, one issue, in particular, has been nudged into the spotlight.
Seismic concerns grow over U.S. national nuclear labs.
Both a surfeit and a shortage of water have been the problem in Japan lately.
It could turn into the gift that keeps on giving for the nuclear energy industry and its advocates.
Will Fukushima be a “teaching moment” for the United States?
It’s hard for non-techies to understand why keeping fuel rods covered with water is a problem.
Remember the threat of terrorist attacks on nuclear power plants?
By the eminent British environmental writer’s calculation, nuclear energy may be preferable to coal.
Fukushima has been but a minor inconvenience to nuclear energy advocates.
Nuclear reactors fail you just when you need them most.
Will Japan’s crippled reactors slow the renewed rush to nuclear energy?
As with Iraq, U.S. and Israel extrapolating shreds of evidence against Iran into a casus belli.
The video of Fukushima exploding gone viral can’t be good for the nuclear energy industry.
Prime Minister Putin one-ups Vice President Biden.
After Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Congress believed that the Manhattan Project was money well-spent.
Western media has been trying to take the Islam out of recent Arab uprisings.
The atomic bombs we dropped on Japan may have been all about Russia.
Al Qaeda is itching to become a player in Libya.