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Jonathan Schell

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Jonathan Schell

Peace and Disarmament Correspondent

Jonathan Schell is the Lannan Fellow at The Nation Institute and teaches a course on the nuclear dilemma at Yale. He is the author of The Unconquerable World: Power, Nonviolence and the Will of the People, an analysis of people power, and The Seventh Decade: The New Shape of Nuclear Danger.

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Glenn Beck is only the latest of the deranged people, movements and governments that, inevitably, find their way to anti-Semitism.

Perhaps, once the United States recovers its moral bearings, it will be ready to recognize the bravery of Bradley Manning and Julian Assange.

Pundits are pushing aid to Pakistan because it's good PR. Does anyone really think that if US helicopters drop water bottles in the south of Pakistan it will cancel the hatred for US drones in the north?

The nuclear abolition documentary Countdown to Zero is not just a howl of alarm or a historical primer. It's a shocking but completely reliable account of the issue of nuclear weapons as it exists today.

The nuclear dilemma in the Obama era.

The Bay State election results are a chapter in a story that predates Obama's presidency.

We learned so much, at such cost, in Vietnam. Why must we learn it all again in Afghanistan?

The former secretary of defense presided over the deaths of millions--and was one of the only officials to express regret.

The former secretary of defense presided over the deaths of millions--and was one of the only officials to publicly express regret.

The war, as we learned from the photos of Abu Ghraib, produced torture. Before that happened, torture had produced war.