A prominent disarmament and nonproliferation advocate gives his surprise endorsement to an attack on Iran.
WaPo's Dana Priest's alarmist excursion into the nuclear weapons-industrial complex
The Washington Post’s Dana Priest grossly underestimates the state of the U.S. nuclear-weapons program.
When nuclear weapons programs fail to ripen
The West needs to give states with weak institutions space while they sabotage their own nuclear-weapons scientists by micro-managing and strong-arming them.
Forces opposed to dangerous, extravagant nuke project get day in court
Nuclear watchdogs take to the courtroom to halt the manufacture of a new facility to build the part that makes nuclear weapons explode.
New nuclear project distracts from existing safety (read: seismic) issues
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 that reward the state with more nukes
Imagine disarmament and nonproliferation talks in which states with more nuclear weapons make other states pay a price for having fewer.
Thanks to Fukushima light shed on U.S. nuclear facility located on a volcano
Seismic concerns grow over U.S. nuclear labs.
Dirty bombs, despite their name, not sexy enough
The threat of the dirty bomb is overshadowed by that of terrorists acquiring a nuclear weapons. A dirty bomb bears no resemblance whatsoever to a sex bomb.
What would end-timers do without the threat of nuclear annihilation?
Nuclear weapons are tailor-made for evangelicals who believe in the Rapture. Nuclear war makes Armageddon even more dramatic than, say, an asteroid colliding with the earth.
Does the taboo against the use of nuclear weapons only increase their allure?
The trouble with taboos is that they’re made to be broken. Realism and ethics converge in the belief that nuclear weapon use is unthinkable.