Posts Tagged: nuclear weapons
In the 1960s, the New Left treated nuclear disarmament like your father’s activism.
Only token resistance was offered by top U.S. officials to dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima as well as to developing the hydrogen bomb.
When British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn stated that, if prime minister, he would not launch nuclear weapons, the British chief of defense was predictably outraged.
Maybe the least popular idea on earth, world government could directly address global warming, tyrannical regimes, nonproliferation and the refusal of states with nuclear weapons to disarm.
Pakistan is beginning to make concessions on nuclear weapons and redirect some of its national security from India to Islamist militants.
The possession of nuclear weapons by a state — any state — violates the social contract.
Hard to believe, but one day 3-D printers may be able to produce nuclear weapons and other WMDs.
More than just a deterrent, nuclear weapons are the cornerstone of imperialism.
When Walt Whitman wrote of “burial clouds, in black masses spreading,” he couldn’t imagine that a century later, they could invoke the nuclear mushroom cloud.
The United States may equip Israel with weapons to attack nuclear energy sites in Iran.