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On May 8, 2018, the United States unilaterally withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran Nuclear Deal. Iran’s foreign minister, Javad Zarif, had this to say about the development: None of us ever trusted the United States. This deal was not based in trust. It was based on […]
It’s worth remarking that fires from even a very “limited” use of a small number of modern nuclear weapons would create so much soot and ash that the consequent collapse of agriculture could cause the famine death of two billion people. By Nukewatch staff Women Against Military Madness Newsletter Vol. 37 No. 2 Spring 2019 […]
The new planes under development are capable of carrying an H bomb three times the size of the bomb the U.S. dropped on Hiroshima during WWII
Nuclear weapons are more than just a terrifying threat to every living thing on earth. They’re also a terrific way to make money.
Half the Earth’s population of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles has already disappeared in the past 40 years.
From the Hope in the Time of Trump conference three excellent speakers–sponsored by Yorkshire CMD.
“I think it’s very clear now that … the nuclear problem is coming back with a vengeance.”
Wellerstein pointed out that, owing in part to a decades-old aura of secrecy surrounding nuclear weapons, many people have a sense they aren’t well-informed on nuclear issues, with some Americans admitting they deliberately avoid nuclear weapons-related news.
Questions to ask your candidates. Where do they stand on issues of policy about militarism and war?
The paper cranes are not just a symbol of peace, but also a call to action. They are a reminder that we must keep pushing to see the #endofnukes.
U.S. intelligence community claims endorse a fake crisis that hides the real one.
“I see no compelling reason why we should not unilaterally get rid of our nuclear weapons. To maintain them … adds nothing to our security. …”
Although 2 Out of 3 Americans Oppose Increasing US Military Spending, the US Government Is Boosting It to Record Levels
Current public opinion on military spending has a clear partisan dimension.
This new strategy opens the door to first-use of nuclear weapons, which is prohibited under international law.
Nuclear arsenals are part of broader systems of patriarchy, racism, militarism, and capitalism.
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the United States take a leadership role in bringing together the nine nuclear nations to work toward the total elimination of nuclear weapons and the signing and ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
With regard to international WMD non-proliferation conventions, Israel has either not become a signatory of these conventions or has yet to ratify them.
Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh is honored for his work for integrity and ethics by previous recipients of the Sam Adams Award and others.
Russia and China urge diplomacy to resolve a deepening crisis. They want tensions defused.
President Trump’s views on preemptive war are rejected not only by the experts, but by the majority of Americans.