The New START treaty is best called an arms affirmation treaty, since ratification will affirm the continued commitment to maintain and fund our nuclear and non-nuclear weapons programs.
The United States calls out China for failing to keep its firms from doing nuclear business with Iran.
Public support for disarmament is shallow. Here are some ways of deepening that support.
The long-term costs for nuclear energy are greater than solar, wind, and geothermal alternatives.
What’s needed now is a series of long, frank discussions between Iran’s leaders and other key global players.
High-level diplomatic engagement would benefit both the international community and Iran itself.
When will we wean ourselves of the delusion that a talented tenth — be they entrepreneurs or technocrats or pundits — will deliver us from poverty and the other ills of the world?
Once and for all, is the Obama administration nuclear posture review slumped or standing up straight? Here’s a sample of commentators whose insights — from fresh to just plain strange — jumped out at us. (The new START treaty is remarked upon as well.)
An easily confusing concept that can therefore be easily manipulated.
People are starting to wonder: Why should Israel get special treatment?
U Win Tin spent 19 years in Rangoon’s notorious Insein prison. The chief strategist of the National League for Democracy managed to keep organizing even behind bars.
Are we in the process of giving up our nuclear addiction, or is this just flimflam from an addict who refuses to go cold turkey?
Eastern Europe is caught between two implacable forces. Bulgaria, in particular, might find power in its pivotal position.
The Obama administration has a new nuclear policy. And we need a new anti-nuclear movement that can reach for change.
This powerful collection of essays describes the citizen diplomacy and peace movements that have been taking root in India and Pakistan.