Nation Topics - Arms and Spending Proliferation
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After yesterday's Senate movement in support of the New START nuclear arms treaty between the US and Russia, the Senate is expected to vote on final ratification of the treaty today. The treaty also awaits Russian approval.
Obama's new National Security Strategy overextends US military commitments at a time when severe budget deficits require significant cuts in defense spending.
Edwards and Kucinich oppose nuclear power plants; Obama and Clinton are very much in favor: Will voters care?
During the cold war, the driving force was the bilateral arms race; now it's proliferation.
Remembering an eminent scientist who fought tirelessly to protect human health from the hazards of nuclear weapons and nuclear energy.
Shades of Iran/contra: Since the indictment of I. Lewis Libby,
Washington is abuzz about presidential pardons. If officials who
violate the law and lie about it know with certainty the will escape
legal sanction, we no longer have a government.
The Entergy Nuclear company of Jackson, Missippippi, with the blessing
of the Bush Administration, is seeking preliminary approval to add one
or two new nuclear reactors to its existing reactor
A report from the May 1 rally for peace and nuclear disarmament.
In a more just universe, the right-wingers wouldgive reporters the credit they so richly deserve.
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