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The Trillion-Dollar Question Nobody Is Asking the Presidential Candidates – U.S. News & World Report


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The Trillion-Dollar Question Nobody Is Asking the Presidential Candidates
U.S. News & World Report
Should we spend a trillion dollars to replace each of our thousands of nuclear warheads with a more sophisticated substitute attached to a more lethal delivery system? Or should we keep only enough nuclear weapons needed for a devastatingly effective …
Hiroshima and the Nuclear Test Ban TreatyHuffington Post

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Obama Hiroshima Trip Can Highlight the Horror of Nuclear War – U.S. News & World Report


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Obama Hiroshima Trip Can Highlight the Horror of Nuclear War
U.S. News & World Report
This week, President Barack Obama will be the first sitting president to visit Hiroshima, the site where the United States dropped the first of two atomic bombs on Japan during World War II. There, Obama will reportedly offer remarks on nuclear weapons
Barack Obama goes to Hiroshima while Australia stops worrying and loves the bombThe Sydney Morning Herald
Obama Must Recommit to Eliminating Nuclear ArmsCounterPunch
Japanese and Americans remember the closing chapter of World War II so very differentlyPRI
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London: Bishop opens international conference with call for end to all nuclear weapons – Independent Catholic News


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London: Bishop opens international conference with call for end to all nuclear weapons
Independent Catholic News
Bishop Declan Lang called for an end to all nuclear weapons as he welcomed delegates to a conference on nuclear proliferation, deterrence and disarmament in London today. The conference is taking place at the University of Notre Dame London Global …
Why Donald Trump’s plan for Japan would be a nightmare for AsiaVox
Dangerous omissions and intellectual obfuscation: the ‘left-wing’ case for TridentOpen Democracy
Enhancing nuclear transparencyDaily Times

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No, Russia Isn’t Trying to Make Nuclear War Easier – The National Interest Online


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No, Russia Isn’t Trying to Make Nuclear War Easier
The National Interest Online
They reference Russian development of small-scale nuclear weapons, or nuclear “scalpels,” and Russian modernization more generally as evidence of the danger Russia poses. These arguments are used often, if not always, to indicate that the United States …
A Pox on the House of Nuclear WeaponsForeign Policy In Focus

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Report Finds Growing Risk of Nuclear War Between United States and China – Union of Concerned Scientists

Report Finds Growing Risk of Nuclear War Between United States and China
Union of Concerned Scientists
WASHINGTON (May 23, 2016)—A report released today by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) concludes the risk of nuclear war between the United States and China is mounting. The report, titled “The Risk of Nuclear War with China: A Troubling Lack …

Don’t improve nuclear weapons; get rid of them – Livingston Daily


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Don’t improve nuclear weapons; get rid of them
Livingston Daily
Thank you Pat Andring, Pinckney, for your letter: “Candidates must eliminate nuclear weapons threat,” bringing up a topic that needs to be discussed not only by the candidates, but also in the halls of Congress. According to the Friends Committee on
A Pox on the House of Nuclear WeaponsForeign Policy In Focus
Dangerous omissions and intellectual obfuscation: the ‘left-wing’ case for TridentOpen Democracy
Sens. Cotton and Lankford: Why the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty is still a bad ideaFox News
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A Pox on the House of Nuclear Weapons – Foreign Policy In Focus


Foreign Policy In Focus
A Pox on the House of Nuclear Weapons
Foreign Policy In Focus
When and if they are finally ratified, arms control treaties, like nonproliferation, are essentially mechanisms to reserve and preserve nuclear weapons for nuclear powers only. Even those in the arms control world with a soft spot for disarmament have
Is Russia Escalating Nuclear Tensions With NATO?Scout
Why Obama’s Trip to Hiroshima Matters more than You Might ThinkHistory News Network (HNN)

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Can China lead the world on reducing the threat of nuclear war? – South China Morning Post


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Can China lead the world on reducing the threat of nuclear war?
South China Morning Post
Way back when, rather long ago, a youngish, greenish post-graduate student, obsessing about nuclear war, devoted his first book to it. “Doomsday,” I declaimed in Understanding Doomsday: A Guide to the Arms Race for Hawks, Doves and People, “the …

‘Nato could be at nuclear war within year if Russia invades Baltics’ senior general claims – Mirror.co.uk


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‘Nato could be at nuclear war within year if Russia invades Baltics’ senior general claims
Mirror.co.uk
A senior general has claimed that Nato could be involved in nuclear war within a year if Russia invades the Baltic states, it’s reported. General Sir Richard Shirreff, who was Nato’s deputy supreme allied commander for Europe between 2011 and 2014
General warned of nuclear war to pay mortgage, says Foreign SecretaryTelegraph.co.uk
Nato risks nuclear war with Russia ‘within a year’, warns senior generalThe Independent
Ex-general says NATO-Russia nuclear war ‘possible within a year’RT
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