Posts Tagged: nuclear weapons
One of the few arms-control voices in the Kennedy administration, Marcus Raskin viewed civil defense as provocative to the Soviet Union.
Daniel Ellsberg was critical in dialing back the insanity that was U.S. nuclear strategy in its formative years.
Despite how much more precise they have become, the amount of civilian casualties that nuclear weapons would cause will forever subvert their legitimacy.
"The Iranian threat" has become such a truism in American politics that we've completely lost sight of Washington's own record.
Pakistan has become more serious about stamping out violent Islamist extremism on its own soil and is moderating its relations with Indian.
The only true way to win a nuclear war is not to fight it.
When White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest sought to placate hawks, he revealed more about the Iran deal than he may have intended.
A smaller, more accurate bomb can contribute to the longevity of the U.S. nuclear weapons program.
From Athens to Tehran, powerful countries make the rules and break the rules. Everyone else just squeezes the best deal they can — for now, anyway.
The Iran nuclear deal has generated an abundance of extraordinary insights. Here’s a sampling.