Challenging Trump’s Ability To Launch Nuclear First Strike

By Brett Abrams, -

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a new open letter to members of Congress, seventeen former nuclear launch officers issue a grave warning regarding President Trump’s unfettered access to nuclear weapons, [...]

How Cheney & His Allies Created North Korea Nuclear Missile Crisis

By Gareth Porter, -

The Trump administration has been telling people for months that the crisis with North Korea is the result of North Korea's relentless pursuit of a nuclear threat to the US homeland and past [...]

Why Do Media Keep Saying Iran Has Nuclear Weapons Program?

By Adam Johnson, -

By Adam Johnson for FAIR - The problem with all of these excerpts: Iran does not have a nuclear weapons program. It has a civilian nuclear energy program, but not one designed to build weapons. [...]

Here’s What Would Happen If US Nuked North Korea

By Greg Fish, -

By Greg Fish for Rantt. When you have a hammer, everything looks like a nail. Maybe this is why so many Americans wonder why they can’t just nuke a country posing a risk to their security. With [...]

10 Reasons The US Should Stick With The Iran Nuclear Deal

By Medea Benjamin, -

By Medea Benjamin for CodePink - President Trump is expected to announce this week that he will not recertify that Iran is complying with the 2015 nuclear deal. He will argue, falsely, that the [...]

Nuns To Deliver UN Nuclear Abolition Treaty To US Military Base

By Julia Conley, -

By Julia Conley for Common Dreams. Colorado Springs, CO - speaking out against the United States' decision to forego last month's United Nations treaty prohibiting the use and development of [...]

Global Anti-Nuclear Campaign Coalition Wins Nobel Peace Prize

By Jessica Corbett, -

By Jessica Corbett for Common Dreams. The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, at a time when, as the committee said, "the risk of [...]

The Enormous Cost Of More Nuclear Weapons: What Is The Gain?

By Guy T. Saperstein and Kelsey Abkin, -

By Guy T. Saperstein and Kelsey Abkin for AlterNet - An analysis by the Arms Control Association of U.S. government budget data projects the total cost over the next 30 years of the proposed [...]

Anti-war Nuns Carry Message Of Nuclear Disarmament

By Debbie Kelley, -

By Debbie Kelley for The Gazette - The sisters also will hold free public presentations: at noon Oct. 9 at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in the Kraemer Family Library; at 7 p.m. [...]

Here’s Every Nuclear Weapon In The US Arsenal

By Staff, -

By Staff of Union of Concerned Scientists - A nuclear weapon—the most destructive device on Earth. The US nuclear arsenal includes over 4,600 weapons. These weapons are unlike any other. Here’s [...]

More Than 40 Nations Sign Nuclear Ban Treaty in First Hour

By Staff, -

By The Institute for Public Accuracy. Reuters reports today: "Dozens of countries signed a treaty to ban nuclear weapons on Wednesdayamid tensions over North Korea’s nuclear and missile tests, [...]

Top German Politicians Want US Nuclear Weapons Out

By John Laforge, -

By John Laforge for Counter Punch - A series of anti-nuclear weapons actions between March and August at Air Base Büchel in Germany brought widespread media attention to the 20 US nuclear weapons [...]

Need For Diplomacy More Clear Than Ever After North Korea Claims H-Bomb Test

By Andrea Germanos, -

By Andrea Germanos for Common Dreams - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, meanwhile, said that he was drafting new sanctions to place on North Korea in response to the test. "It's clear this [...]

Global Peace Wave Developing

By Peace Wave Task Force, -

By Peace Wave Task Force for Organizing Committee, the World Conference against A and H Bombs. On the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the 2017 [...]

United States Criticized for Ongoing Korea War Games

By Staff, -

By Staff for Al Jazeera. US and South Korean troops have begun annual military drills amid heated warnings by North Korea that the exercises will worsen tensions in the region. The Ulchi [...]