Tag Archives: nuclear threat

Christine Ahn | The High Costs of US Warmongering Against North Korea

What has most people on edge and in a state of alarm is that these briefings take place amid dangerous tensions and brinkmanship on the Korean peninsula.

Ann Wright | Standing Rock to Palestine: Eyewitness Report on U.S. Wars at Home and Abroad (Video)

Ann Wright talks about her experiences at Standing Rock, in North Korea, Gaza/Palestine, and more…

ATOMIC HUBRIS: Are There Some Things That Won’t Be Forgiven?

“What will it take for our community to work for nuclear disarmament as if we really knew it’s up to us to save the world?” By Joe Scarry  Scarry Thoughts  May 8, 2015 A FUTURE: Can we construct one? Marc Chagall, Noah lets go the dove through  the window of the Ark (Genesis VIII, 6 9) I think it is important […]

▶ March 2, 2015 Democracy Now! with Noam Chomsky: ISIS, Iraq, Iran, Netanyahu, Israel

Noam Chomsky on How the Iraq War Birthed ISIS & Why U.S. Policy Undermines the Fight Against It Noam Chomsky: Opposing Iran Nuclear Deal, Israel’s Goal Isn’t Survival — It’s Regional Dominance Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page […]

Nukes Are Nuts

Nuclear weapons are justified by their possessors for nuclear deterrence, but nuclear deterrence is only a hypothesis about human behavior.  By David Krieger  Saturday, 03 August 2013  Truthout | Opinion (Photo: US Government / Flickr) When asked by a reporter why nuclear weapons are useless, Colin Powell, former US secretary of state and four-star general said: “Because they’re such horrible […]

Noam Chomsky> Plutonomy and the Precariat> On the History of the U.S. Economy in Decline

Plutonomy and the Precariat> On the History of the U.S. Economy in Decline Posted by Noam Chomsky at 7:39am, May 8, 2012    TomDispatch The Occupy movement has been an extremely exciting development. Unprecedented, in fact. There’s never been anything like it that I can think of. If the bonds and associations it has established can be sustained […]

Agence France-Presse> Israel military chief: Iran not pursuing nuclear weapon

Israel military chief: Iran not pursuing nuclear weapon By Agence France-Presse    Wednesday, April 25, 2012 8:27 EDT    The Raw Story JERUSALEM — Israel’s military chief toned down the rhetoric over Iran’s nuclear programme on Wednesday, describing the Iranian leadership as “very rational” and unlikely to take the decision to build a bomb. Speaking […]

Noam Chomsky> What Are Iran’s Intentions?

What Are Iran’s Intentions?  Noam Chomsky    Saturday 3 March 2012   Nation of Change “Iran has very limited capacity to deploy force, and its strategic doctrine is defensive, designed to deter invasion long enough for diplomacy to take effect.” The Jan­u­ary/Feb­ru­ary issue of For­eign Af­fairs fea­tured the ar­ti­cle “Time to At­tack Iran: Why a […]

Polly Mann> Five Minutes to Midnight

Five Minutes to Midnight By Polly Mann   WAMM Newsletter   February 2012 The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has moved the hands of its Doomsday Clock to five minutes to midnight, due to inadequate progress on nuclear weapons reduction and proliferation. Are we doomed, or can we turn back the hands of time? As the […]