The only true way to win a nuclear war is not to fight it. Most people are aware that, in the event nuclear deterrence fails, the ensuing nuclear war, whether controlled or […]
“Television is an invention whereby you can be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your house.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this […]
Ineffective in halting Iraq’s nuclear-weapons program, Israel’s attack on the Osirak nuclear reactor can’t be used as a precedent for a military strike to halt Iran’s nuclear-enrichment program.
by Jane Briggs-Bunting Osama Bin Laden is dead. The first news reports gave me an eerie feeling to know he died with a bullet to his head. It seemed more like a […]
I am not a warlike person. I served in the Peace Corps, not the Marine Corps. I am not violent. I am tough, in a stringy, phlegmatic Scots-Irish sort of way, but […]
Nuclear watchdogs take to the courtroom to halt the manufacture of a new facility to build the part that makes nuclear weapons explode.
Tension between President Obama and Secretary of Defense Gates over military spending may have been scripted. The shell game that defense cuts have become underscores the need for an independent review of the budget.
Earthquake concerns not only also exist for U.S. nuclear energy plants, but for nuclear-weapons facilities too. Imagine if a plant that produces a nuclear weapon’s pit, in which the chain reaction occurs, were rocked by an earthquake?
Imagine disarmament and nonproliferation talks in which states with more nuclear weapons make other states pay a price for having fewer.
Seismic concerns grow over U.S. nuclear labs.