As US Modernizes Its Nuclear Arsenal, Costs And Risks Soar

By Jon Letman, Truthout.org -

On July 16, 1945, the U.S. detonated the first-ever nuclear device in the New Mexico desert. Less than a month later, it dropped two more atomic bombs, destroying Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing [...]

Action vs. U.S. Nuclear Weapons On German Soil

By Staff, Cooptv.wordpress.com -

Eleven international peace activists entered the Büchel Air Base southwest of Frankfurt early this morning to deliver a self-named Treaty Enforcement Order declaring that the sharing of US [...]

An Honorable Course In Iran: End Sanctions, Resume Dialogue

By Kathy Kelly, The Progressive Magazine -

Last week, Elham Pourtaher, an Iranian graduate student at the State University of New York in Albany, wrote about how U.S. policies cause suffering and trauma far beyond U.S. borders. Her [...]

The Power To Withdraw Our Consent From Systems Of Violence

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

According to the director of the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, Renata Dwan, the risk of nuclear war is the highest it has been since World War II. Last year, seven plow [...]

Understanding NATO, Ending War

By Robert J. Burrowes, Popular Resistance. -

So, given the ongoing military threats – with an expanding range of horrific weapons (including, to nominate just two, ‘more usable’ low yield nuclear weapons and technologies on ‘weather [...]

Risk Of Nuclear War Highest Since WWII

GENEVA - The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an “urgent” issue that the world should take more [...]

Putin-Trump Talk About Ending Nuclear Weapons

By Tom O'Connor, Newsweek. -

A senior Russian diplomat responded positively to President Donald Trump's remarks regarding his desire to seek total denuclearization, saying Moscow was ready to begin working toward that [...]

Court Denies Plowshares Activists’ Motion To Dismiss Charges

By Kings Bay Plowshares -

The Kings Bay Plowshares seven anti-nuclear activists received the decision Friday evening from a federal magistrate denying their motions to dismiss the charges, including their motion under the [...]

Nuclear Weapons Ruined My Life, And I Wouldn’t Have It Any Other Way

By Frida Berrigan, Wagingnonviolence.org -

I want to offer you something different than the barrage of facts and figures around nuclear weapons. But let’s establish the basics. There are nine countries that possess them: France, China, [...]

Giving The Bomb To Saudi Arabia’s Dr. Strangelove

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

The most dangerous foreign policy decision of the Trump administration—and I know this is saying a lot—is its decision to share sensitive nuclear technology with Saudi Arabia and authorize U.S. [...]

Green MEPs And Activists Break Into Airbase Demanding Withdrawal Of US Nuclear Bombs

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

Belgium - The Trump administration has withdrawn the US from the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty and both the US and Russia are building more nuclear weapons. A nuclear arms [...]

40 Countries Tell US And Russia To Preserve Nuclear Treaty

By Basel Peace Office. -

Switzerland - Mayors, parliamentarians, policy experts and civil society representatives from forty countries – mostly Europe and North America – yesterday sent an open letter, the Basel Appeal [...]

Read The Scientific American Article The Government Deemed Too Dangerous To Publish

By Robert Hovden, Muckrock.com -

The sordid history of the once-banned article by Hans Bethe, deemed so sensitive that the entire print run was burned, has been re-earthed through FOIA In April 1950, the US federal government [...]

US Strategic Command Rings In The New Year By Reminding the World America Has Bombs And We’re Not Afraid To Use Them

By Staff, Thenewcivilrightsmovement.com -

U.S. Strategic Command on New Year's Eve tweeted a video reminding the world America has nuclear bombs, but unlike the ball at the top of Times Square, it can "drop something much, much bigger." [...]

In North Korea, Verifying Requires Reconciling

By Leon V. Sigal, 38 North -

During the Bush years, as it had done previously, Pyongyang showed some willingness to accept verification when it saw Washington moving away from enmity but balked when it did not. In [...]