Tag Archives: nuclear arsenal
Creating a capacity for violence greater than the world has ever seen is costly — and remunerative.
Glenn Greenwald | Democrats, Trump, and the Ongoing, Dangerous Refusal to Learn the Lesson of Brexit
The institutions and elite factions that have spent years mocking, maligning, and pillaging large portions of the population …are now shocked that their dictates and decrees go unheeded.
Despite the administration’s call for the elimination of nuclear weapons, the United States is pursuing a 30-year, $1 trillion program to modernize its nuclear weapon arsenal by designing bombs with smaller payloads.
There are more than 16,000 nuclear weapons worldwide and over 150 Minute Men III silos exist in farm fields across the heartland with hundreds more housed on Air Force bases.
Over 150 countries have participated in a series of high-level meetings lauded as the most significant movement on nuclear disarmament in decades – meetings from which the U.S. has remained notably absent. Now, Washington says it will participate. By Carey L. Biron @clbtea | MintPressNews.com November 10, 2014 Capt. Robby Modad closes the gate […]
The evidence suggests there is no insurmountable human genetic predisposition to war, but human survival likely depends on assuring there be no more war. By E. Douglas Kihn Tuesday, 21 January 2014 Truthout.org | Op-Ed (Image: Lance Page / t r u t h o u t; Adapted: hansvandenberg30, The U.S. Army) Yogi Berra said it: “The future ain’t […]
Tomgram: Nick Turse, Israel, Iran, and the Nuclear Freight Train “That the spread of nuclear weapons, whatever the country, is a danger to us all is obvious. Who exactly will use such weapons next and where remains unknown. But there is no reason to believe that, sooner or later, nuclear weapons — which have now […]
What is NATO? by April Knutson [This article is the first of a series on NATO by WAMM and Antiwar Committee members, first presented at a forum on NATO on April 7, 2012.] The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is now the largest military alliance the world has ever known, but NATO began in 1949 […]