When two more African nations ratify the Pelindaba anti-nuclear weapons treaty, the globe’s Southern hemisphere will become a nuclear weapons-free zone.
The U.S.-India nuclear deal fans the flames of the global arms race.
With the passing of Hollywood legend Paul Newman, there is a significant legacy that many in the mainstream media are unaware of.
Last week, Congress refused - for a second time - to fund the Bush administration's demand for a new nuclear weapon system, the Reliable Replacement Warhead (RRW). However, cutting funding for the RRW is one of those big moves destined to generate little fanfare.
It is a little too technical and incremental to be heralded as a decisive step towards nuclear abolition, and yet the RRW program - which over the next decade or so would have upgraded the core workings of all U.S. nuclear [...]
On May 20, The Jerusalem Post reported that "a senior member in the entourage of President Bush" said during closed meetings that Bush and Cheney "were of the opinion that military action against Iran was called for." The White House denied the story, which claims that the reservations of Secretaries Rice and Gates are the remaining levies holding back the floodwaters of war. [...]
Reaganites against the bomb.
Religious leaders condemn nuclear weapons.
The United States still worships at the altar of nuclear weapons - yet cries 'heresy' when others want to join the sect.