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After years of dormancy, there have been surprising stirrings in the nuclear disarmament field. more

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Astonishing lies . . . and we have to bomb, bomb, bomb. more

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Trump and his Republican backers have long opposed efforts to ease tensions between the United States and Iran—especially any effort that might undermine excuses for going to war against that oil-rich nation. more

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“Fear is a terribly important human emotion. It’s the appropriate response to real danger.” more

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So much for the peaceful atom. Will it take a home-grown Fukushima to get these Democrats to pull their heads out of the radioactive sand? more

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Now nuclear war can be smaller, cuter, and more likely. Hooray!! more

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Can we walk ourselves back from the edge? more

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Roman Harak

We may think of empathy in terms of personal relationships. But it's also a sophisticated diplomatic tool. more

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One example: U.S. ally Israel, which possesses an estimated 80 nuclear warheads, with material for up to 200, poses the real nuclear threat in the region. more

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“I had given up hope,” she confessed. “Then one day I was by the river and I saw this tree and I noticed this tree had died in the bomb blast. It was still black and charred, but I noticed small branches beginning to grow.” more

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U.S. Military

We need to abandon nuclear deterrence, the magical idea that nuclear weapons somehow prevent themselves from being used, and seriously pursue the security of a world free of these weapons. more

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The most significant threat to human survival, apart from climate change, is a world in which nuclear weapons continue to exist. Yet, instead of negotiating in good faith the U.S. makes nuclear first strikes more likely. more

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In contrast, North Korea has voted to negotiate a nuclear weapons ban and China, alone among the nuclear weapon states, has abstained from voting. more

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Taking a look at the modern war for America’s energy. more

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The designation was once invoked to censor The Progressive. more

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Now that the United States and Iran have agreed on a nuclear accord, Iranians have high hopes for improving the economy. more

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Photo by Mrs. Gemstone On the seventieth anniversary of the U.S. use of the atom bomb against Japan, Gar Alperovitz believes the most important lessons have not been learned. The bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6, 1945, and Aug... more

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Photo: "Negotiations about Iranian Nuclear Program - the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Other Officials of the P5+1 and Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Iran and EU in Lausanne" by United States Department of State  The Iran nuclear agreement... more

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The Congressional Black Caucus should enthusiastically back the U.S.–Iran nuclear agreement. more

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Reaching an interim nuclear deal with Iran would have been difficult enough even without hardliners in both Iran and the United States seeking to undermine them. more

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