Posts Tagged: nukes
The media is missing the real story on the peninsula. If that gives Koreans space to lead, maybe that's not such a bad thing.
The White House appears to have a broader strategy to unwind over 50 years of agreements to control and limit nuclear weapons.
In a few short years, there could be no treaties left restricting the world's two largest nuclear arsenals.
As President Trump gave a belligerent address at the UN, lawmakers rolled out legislation to ban “low-yield” nukes that raise the risk of conflict.
After a year that's brought us closer to nuclear war, ethnic cleansing, and climate catastrophe, it's time to consider that the Trump-GOP agenda may be genuinely evil.
It's scary to think of Donald Trump or Kim Jung-un with a nuclear button. Scarier are all the nameless functionaries with the same.
Even a limited war with North Korea would kill millions, devastate the environment, and bankrupt the U.S. Preventing it should be the peace movement's highest priority.
The bare bones of a deal with North Korea may exist, but senseless provocations could set off a conflict long before then.
By roping India and Japan into its standoff with China, the U.S. is raising the nuclear stakes in Asia — including, dangerously, between India and Pakistan.
The most effective way to prevent a nuclear war with North Korea is to reassure them that the U.S. won't strike first.