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.
Cognitive dissonance aside, Buddhists — including monks — take up arms against Muslims in Burma while the government stands by.
An Argentinian fatwa, a blustering Saddam Hussein.
Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s election to the papacy further tarnishes the position — and the Church.
Nuke “option” in response to a cyberattack, the UN Temperance League.
During the Cold War, nuclear deterrence failed to thwart crises, which were subsequently solved with good, old politics.
Historian Ward Wilson pokes holes in the mythology of nuclear weapons.
DC credibility, Netanyahu’s red line, and shame about nuclear disarmament.
Yousaf Butt lays waste to the magnetic-ring-sign-of-Iran-nuclear-expansion theory.
The United States military is its own worst enemy, “witch” burning, healthcare overseas, and other assorted errata.
Why are states allowed to implement nuclear energy without a sufficient emergency preparedness program?
The U.S. government may be legally obligated to defend Japan.
Who would you believe: JSOC operatives past and present or the U.S. government?
When John Keegan died last year, the world lost a groundbreaking military historian.
New revelations about the U.S. torture regime require new responses.
Missile defense cuts off the nose to spite the face.
Two years after the Lara Logan assault, women continue to be attacked at protests in Tahrir Square.
Non-nuclear weapons states forget that the nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty exists at their pleasure.