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“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.
Wright: With international tensions high, members of our delegation believe its time for the citizens of all nations to loudly declare that military confrontation and hot rhetoric are not the way to resolve international problems.
An Unholy Alliance Between the Military-Security-Industrial Complex and the Israel Lobby By ISMAEL HOSSEIN-ZADEH Counterpunch.org Weekend Edition July 18-20, 2014 Geopolitical observers of the Middle East turbulence tend to blame the raging chaos in the area on the presumed failure of the “incoherent,” “illogical” or “contradictory” policies of the United States. Irrefutable evidence […]
In retrospect, Russia-bashing was the main media event of the Sochi Olympics since the U.S. “lost” in the medal count. The Ukraine crisis has put the Olympics in the past tense and presented an opportunity for the old Cold War team to field a new crisis. Pres. Obama is following the Clinton policy of pushing […]
Is it conceivable that a massive foreign military apparatus was created with intentions that were merely benign and solely in the interests of security for the African people? By Naomi Maina Women Against Military Madness Newsletter January/February 2014 January/February Index The U.S. has divided the entire world into military commands (1), providing its military with missions […]
William Hartung> Beyond Nuclear Denial> How a World-Ending Weapon Disappeared From Our Lives, But Not Our World
Beyond Nuclear Denial> How a World-Ending Weapon Disappeared From Our Lives, But Not Our World By William D. Hartung July 08, 2012 Tom Dispatch There was a time when nuclear weapons were a significant part of our national conversation. Addressing the issue of potential atomic annihilation was once described by nuclear theorist Herman Kahn as “thinking about the […]