Cities In The Crosshairs Are Pushing Back Against Nuclear Weapons

By Jon Letman, -

Two years after a mistakenly sent text alert warning of an inbound ballistic missile threat caused widespread panic and confusion across Hawaii, cities remain potential targets and nuclear [...]

Iran Abandons 2015 Deal’s Nuclear Limits

By Nasser Karimi, Jonb Gambrell and Zeina Karam, AP   -

The blowback over the U.S. killing of a top Iranian general mounted Sunday as Iran announced it is abandoning the limits contained in the 2015 nuclear deal and Iraq’s Parliament called for the [...]

Time To Tell The Truth About US-Russia Relations And Ban-The-Bomb

By Alice Slater, -

August 6 and 9 mark 74 years since the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, where only one nuclear bomb dropped on each city caused the deaths of up to 146,000 people in Hiroshima and 80,000 [...]

Despite Halting Progress, UN Continues Its Push For A Nuclear-Weapons-Free Zone In The Middle East

By Thalif Deen, -

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 27 2019 (IPS) - A longstanding proposal for a regional nuclear-weapons-free zone (NWFZ) in the Middle East – one of the world’s most conflict-ridden regions – has been kicked [...]

US Tests INF-Banned Missile After Democrats Rubber-Stamp Trump’s Nuclear Build-Up

By Andre Damon, -

The US Air Force has for the first time tested a ballistic missile that violated the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty in a threat to Russia and China. The Trump administration [...]

Our Nuclear Arms Obsession Is A Countdown To Extinction

By Helen Caldicott, -

I WRITE THIS PIECE as a physician expertly trained to make accurate diagnoses to either cure the patient or to alleviate their symptoms. I, therefore, approach the viability of life on Earth from [...]

Anxiety Looms Over The 10th NPT Review Conference Next Year

By Staff, -

NEW YORK (IDN) – The contentious start of the 74th Session of the First Committee of the General Assembly last October in New York was a harbinger of the difficulties to be faced in the run-up to [...]

First Committee Foreshadows Disarmament Fights At 2020 NPT Review Conference

By Staff, -

For the last month, the First Committee of the United Nations has met to discuss, debate and vote on resolutions related to disarmament issues. While nuclear-weapon states have attempted to [...]

US And Israel Were Lone Votes Against UN Resolutions Opposing Space Arms Race, Nuclear Middle East, Cuba Embargo

By Ben Norton, -

Important breakthroughs have arrived at the United Nations seeking to prevent an arms race in outer space and create a nuclear weapons-free Middle East. There are just two main obstacles: the [...]

Trident Is The Crime

By Kathy Kelly, -

On October 24, following a three-day trial in Brunswick, GA, seven Catholic Workers who acted to disarm a nuclear submarine base were convicted on three felony counts and one misdemeanor. The [...]

Kings Bay Plowshares 7 Found Guilty On All Counts

By Kingsbay Plowshares 7. -

Brunswick, GA – More than 18 months after they snuck onto the site of one of the largest known collections of nuclear weaponry in the world, a jury found the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 guilty of all [...]

Peace Activist Tried For Entering Nuclear Submarine Base

By Leonard Eiger, Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action. -

Peace activist James Manista appeared on Wednesday, October 23rd in U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, in Tacoma, Washington. Mr. Manista was charged with crossing the federal [...]

Taking Next Steps For Nuclear Abolition

By Kathy Kelly, Voices for Creative Nonviolence. -

A recent op-ed in the New York Times suggests the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 message is entering public discourse. The defendants have clarified that the U.S. nuclear weapon arsenal robs resources [...]

The Emperor’s New-Old Nuclear Clothes

By Helena Cobban, -

How is it still possible to write a lengthy article about the military/strategic dynamic among the triad of Israel, Iran, and the United States while making zero mention of Israel’s robust [...]

Boots On The Ground For Freedom

By  ShannonWatch -

On Saturday, Sept. 7, at 10 am in front of Limerick Prison, where they were incarcerated, Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff, both U.S. military veterans will begin Boots on the Ground for Freedom, a [...]